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Van Beek, Mary (Maria Wilhelmina) (née Gooyers) (Died)
appeared in Woodstock Sentinel, 7 Jan 2020, A, p. 9, column 4-5
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VAN BEEK, Peter (Petrus Johannes)

December 25, 2019

VAN BEEK, Mary (Maria Wilhelmina)

December 31, 2019

Peter passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in his 92nd year. His loving wife of more than 66 years, Mary, followed him five days later, surrounded by her family, also in her 92nd year.

Loving parents to Loretta Van Beek, Suzanne and Patrick Van Bommel and Carla and Philip Van Beek-Paterson. Devoted Opa and Oma to Daryn, Petra, Cali, Maria, Pippa, Finnegan, Desmond, and Oscar. Great Opa and Oma to Iris.

Peter is survived by his siblings Antonia, Johannes, Petronella, Adrianna, Johanna, and Jacqueline. He is predeceased by his parents Petrus Van Beek and Petronella dePeijper-Van Beek and his siblings Wilhelmond, Marinus, Adrianus, Maria, Antonius, Wilhelmina and Gerardhus.

Mary is survived by her siblings Hendrikus, Franciskus, Wilhelmina, Adriana, Jacoba, Cornelis and Antonia. She is predeceased by her parents Adrianus Gooyers and Jacoba van Aert-Gooyers and her siblings Johannes, Adrianus, Anna, Lucia, and Johanna.

Peter and Mary were married after immigrating to Canada on April 20, 1953 in a double Dutch wedding with Mary's brother Adrianus and bride Johanna. For more than sixty-six years, they were inseparable and could never bear to be apart. Theirs was a love that was timeless, and they are now together for eternity.

Friends and family will be received at MCBEATH DYNES FUNERAL HOME 246 Thames Street South Ingersoll Friday January 10, 2020 from 2- 4pm and 6- 8pm. CWL prayers will be at 3:30pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 131 Thames Street North, Ingersoll on Saturday January 11, 2020 at 10:30 am. Reverend John Comiskey to officiate.

Personal condolences may be sent at www.mcbeathdynes.ca

Media Type
Genealogical Resource
Item Type
Photo included with obit. Joint obit published for Mary and her husband Peter.
Date of Publication
7 Jan 2020
Date Of Event
December 31, 2019
Last Name(s)
Van Beek
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Van Beek, Mary (Maria Wilhelmina) (née Gooyers) (Died)