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Schurink, Benny (Died on 28 Jun 2016)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 30 Jun 2016, A, p. 12, column 11

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SCHURINK, Benny - Bernardus Hendrikus "Benny" Schurink, 79, of R.R. #1, Shakespeare passed away in Stratford General Hospital on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. He was born in Holland on January 30, 1937 a son of the late John and Eloise Schurink. Benny founded the business of "Benny's Auto Parts" at R.R. #1, Shakespeare on July 1, 1973. He was a member of the Optimist Club of Shakespeare. He married the former Thelma Elgina "Gina" Burgess at Woodstock on July 10, 1959. She predeceased him on September 27, 2011. He is survived by four children, Lynda Lee and husband Russ Huber, Danny and wife Deb Schurink, Ted and wife Lisa Schurink, all of Tavistock; Peggy Schurink of Gananoque; nine grandchildren, Cory and wife Jodi Huber, Leanne and husband Josh Reeve, Danielle and husband Rob McAuley, Desiree and husband Dan O'Hearn, Delaney Schurink, Jesse Schurink and friend Kyla Swartz, Mitchell Schurink, Jay Schurink and Bo Schurink; six great-grandchildren, Izzy and Max Huber, Lauren Reeve, Blake McAuley, Sid and Christian Haskett; two brothers, Tom and wife Chris Schurink, Joe and wife Lisa Schurink; seven sisters, Mientji Averdonk, Grace Frielink, Johanna and husband Norm Wieland, Agnes O'Sullivan, Rosa Boomhouer, Marian Gieber and Bernadette Blais; sister-in-law, Jean McGuire; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ewart "Hugh" and Lynn Burgess and will also be remembered by many nieces, nephews and their families. He was predeceased by his brother, Bill Schurink; his sister, Lies Verberne and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Relatives and friends will be received in the FRANCIS FUNERAL HOME , 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held in Shakespeare Optimist Hall, Shakespeare on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 11 a.m. Pastor Scott Zehr will officiate. Interment in Woodstock Presbyterian Cemetery will follow cremation. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Optimist Club of Shakespeare would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 519-655-2431

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30 Jun 2016
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28 Jun 2016
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Schurink, Benny (Died on 28 Jun 2016)