John (Jan) VanderMey

John (Jan) VanderMey

Tuesday, March 19th, 1946 - Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Passed peacefully on February 17, 2019, at the age of 72 years, in the Palliative Care Unit of the Brockville General Hospital. Beloved husband of Rena (nee Sytsma) and dear father of Tim (Carrie), Dawn Edgley (Steven), and Mark (Alishia). Will be missed by his grandchildren Damien, Cole, Emmalee and Kale VanderMey; Ava and Christian Edgley; and Andrew, Sebastian, and Lilly VanderMey. Remembered by his brother, Sape (Lucy) of the Netherlands, and by his nieces and nephews, Elizabeth, Jan-Eltje, Frederick and Helena.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, February 22 at 10:30 am at the Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 117 Windsor Drive, Brockville, Ontario K6V 3H7. Arrangements are entrusted to Irvine Funeral Home and Chapel, 4 James Street East, Brockville. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation Palliative Care Unit will be appreciated. Messages of condolence and donations may be placed online at
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 | 10:30am
    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 10:30am
    Bethel Christian Reformed Church
    117 Windsor Drive
    Brockville, ON K6V 3H7
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  • Interment

    Maynard Cemetery
    County Road #26
    Prescott, Ontario K0E 1T0
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Anna and Boguslaw Kowalski

Posted at 06:35pm
Rena and Family,
please accept our deepest condolences, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Jann and Shirley Harrison, Domenico Farinaccio

Posted at 12:19pm
So very sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed.
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Mike, Claire, Jennifer and Robin

Posted at 04:31pm
Our sincerest condolences for your loss. John was a wonderful man. Please know that we are just next door whenever needed. Our thoughts are with Rena and the rest of the family.
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Sid and Cindy Dijkema

Posted at 09:07am
Our condolences to Rena and family, we always enjoyed talking to John whether we ran into him in town or he was out to our place fixing our appliances. He was a good man.
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Mark, Alishia, Andrew, Sebastian and Lilly

Posted at 03:11pm

We love you and will miss you.
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