March 4, 1936 ~ Dec. 27, 2011
Leo, a husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Leo passed away peacefully with his family at his side. Leo was born in Vroomshoop, The Netherlands. He immigrated to Canada as a teenager with his family. He is predeceased by his father, mother, two brothers and his sons, Christopher and Darren. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Alida, his daughter Jacqueline and her family, Cody, Yolaine, Evangeline and Anderson, his daughter and son-in-law Roxanne and John Shaddick, his son Norman, his daughter-in-law Theresa (Darren) and her family Shayla, Alexis, Daniel and Madison, his daughter and son-in-law Leona and John and family Kerry, Amanda and Jessica, his brothers, sisters, nephews and nieces. Leo was a faithful husband and loving father who would do anything for his family. Leo was deeply loved and will be missed. His family takes comfort in the knowledge that Leo is with his Lord and Savior. Please join the family on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 1:00 pm for Leo’s Memorial Service at Gateway Community Church at 2884 Gladys Avenue.