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Mary Van de Gevel

Mary Van de Gevel

Saturday, November 8th, 1924 - Sunday, June 16th, 2019
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Mary Van de Gevel ~ At Royal Terrace, Palmerston, on Sunday, June 16, 2019, Mrs. Mary Agnes Clementina (Tegenbosch) Van de Gevel of Listowel, in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late Johannes 'John' Van de Gevel.

Dear mother of Riek Arand & Mahlon Horst of Milverton, Peter & Cindy Van de Gevel of R.R. 2, Ayton, Liz & Earl Lannin of R.R. 2, Atwood, Christine Lannin of R.R. 2, Atwood, Joanne & Hugh Crawford of R.R. 1, Monkton, Andre & Brenda Van de Gevel of Harriston, Mary & John McLagan of R.R. #5, Mitchell, John & Palma Van de Gevel of Elmwood, Paul & Mary Van de Gevel of Aurora, and Margaret Van de Gevel & Greg Green of Aurora.

Grandmother of (27) Theresa, Steven, Peggy, David, Starlet, Joseph, Anna Marie, Jason, Loretta, Lisa, Loyal, Ben, Mark, Steven, Christopher, Michelle, Janine, Sharlene, Michael, Nicole, Dannielle, Eric, Kyla, Jaron, Aunika, Faith, and Nathan, and great-grandmother of 50, and waiting to welcome her 51st in August.

Sister of Case & Nellie Tegenbosch of Atwood, and Corrie, Anne, Johanne, and Wil, all in the Netherlands.

Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Christianus & Hendrika (DeKrom) Tegenbosch, granddaughters Kelly and Vicki Crawford, and sons-in-law Ray Lannin and Bert Arand.

Mary was born in Valkenswaard, Netherlands, on November 8, 1924, the second oldest of 13 children. Mary and John immigrated in 1952 from Holland to Southwestern Ontario. They lived out their dream, raising a family of 10 and purchasing a dairy farm in Elma Township in 1969. They worked hard together and instilled in their children love, faith, respect, hard work, and the value of family. In 1988, they retired to Listowel and enjoyed their grandchildren, travelling, and visiting friends. Mary loved her family, gardening, and knitting. She was a devout Catholic and long-standing member of St. Joseph’s Church, Listowel.


Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. , with prayers at 1:30 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Listowel, on Thursday, June 20th at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow at the Listowel Agricultural Hall.

Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel.

Memorial donations to Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation, or Heart and Stroke would be appreciated.

The Van de Gevel family wishes to thank the staff of Royal Terrace, Palmerston, for their compassionate care of Mary over the last four years.

Online condolences may be left at www.eatonfuneralhome.ca
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Eaton Funeral Home
    Address
    385 Main St. W.
    LISTOWEL, ON N4W1A4
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Eaton Funeral Home
    Address
    385 Main St. W.
    LISTOWEL, ON N4W1A4
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, June 20th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, June 20th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Listowel
    Address
    1025 Wallace Ave. N.
    LISTOWEL, ON N4W1M6
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    Officiant
    Father K.P Morrison
  • Interment

    Location
    Fairview Cemetery
    Address
    875 Davidson Ave. N.
    LISTOWEL, ON
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  • Reception

    Location
    Listowel Agricultural Hall
    Address
    5699 Perth Line 86
    LISTOWEL, ON N4W 3G8
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Wayne Hartung

Posted at 03:48pm
Thinking of all of you during this difficult time! Wayne Hartung and Family
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Paul and Helen Erwin

Posted at 09:23am
Sending our sincere condolences to all the family
Paul and Helen Erwin
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Posted at 08:40am
May the love and care of those around you provide peace and comfort. With our deepest sympathy, your friends at Cargill
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Mario Di Leonardi

Posted at 08:17pm
Di Leonardi Family

Our deepest condolences to the Van De Gevel family for their loss.
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TarBush Family

Posted at 01:24pm
I remember Mary quite well - lovely lady. I am so sorry to learn of her passing.
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