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Snellen, Elbarta Johanna (née BruneKreeft) (Died)
appeared in Woodstock Sentinel, 6 Oct 2020
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SNELLEN, Elbarta Johanna

1938 - 2020

Welcomed Home - Safely in the arms of Her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Elbarta Johanna (BrüneKreeft) Snellen a resident of Quaker Street, RR3 Norwich with her loving family by her side, on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at home, in her 83rd year. Born in Kootwijkerbroek, Holland immigrated to Canada in 1950. Dedicated Member of the Oxford Baptist Church, Woodstock and also attended North Broadway Baptist Church, Tillsonburg. Elbarta will be remembered as a loving and caring wife of 49 years of her late husband Hendrick Snellen who predeceased her (February 15, 2010). Loving and dedicated mom of Jacky (John Taylor), Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, and their children: Jessica, Joshua (Abigail), Joanna; Gerrit (Kim) Snellen of RR3 Norwich and their children: Tricia (Bob), Johanna (Matthew), Alyssa (Brad), Jenna (Brandon) and Julianna; Albert (Tammy) Snellen of RR3 Norwich and their children: Justin, Collin, Cameron. Proud and loving great-grandmother ("OMA") to five great-grandchildren. Dear sister and sister-in-law of: Maas (Shirley) BrüneKreeft, RR3 Tillsonburg; Alie (George Ryken), Castleton; Sally (Alex Szucs), Port Dover; Henri BrüneKreeft, Courtland and several nieces, nephews and cousins both in Holland and Canada. Survived by a brother-in-law John Ryken, Oshawa. Predeceased by a sister Hennie Ryken and a brother George (Geurt) BrüneKreeft (February 22, 2012). Also predeceased by two infant sons: Gerrit & Aart.

Friends and relatives are invited to offer support and caring by sending flowers, posting photos, notes of tribute, favourite memories and hugs from home on Elbarta's tribute page at www.verhoevefuneralhomes.com. Public visitation has taken place in the MAURICE J. VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOMES - BURIAL AND CREMATION SERVICES INC, 262 Broadway Street, Tillsonburg, (519-842-4238) on Monday, October 5, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Private Family Christian Service to be conducted on Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 at 12:00 noon in the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes Chapel, Tillsonburg by Rev. Mark Barrett, of North Broadway Baptist Church. Funeral Service will be LIVESTREAMED and link will be available on Elbarta's tribute page on Tuesday morning. Interment to be held in the Tillsonburg Cemetery. Each person attending must be listed as a guest. Guests must bring and wear face masks and maintain social distancing rules. Memorial donations to the "North Broadway Baptist Church" or to the "Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario" in memory of Elbarta can be made on the www.verhoevefuneralhomes.com website or by cheque through the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes, Tillsonburg, entrusted with all funeral arrangements, with confidence

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6 Oct 2020
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September 30, 2020
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Snellen, Elbarta Johanna (née BruneKreeft) (Died)