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55 Mill Street East
Acton, ON L7J 1H4
Phone: 519-853-0350 / 1-877-421-9860
Fax: 519-853-1656
Bert Vanderlaan

Bert Vanderlaan

Thursday, August 4th, 1932 - Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
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August 4, 1932 Doezum, Holland – November 2, 2019 Acton, Ontario

Bert passed away unexpectedly, on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the age of 87. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife Linda and his children; Ann Adema and her husband Peter, Rob Vanderlaan and his wife Sue and Karen Devries and her husband Henry. Bert was predeceased by his much loved daughter Terry (1985). Special Opa to Rob, Tina (Matt), Kristin, Carly (Bill), Luke (Lianne), Terrance, Danielle and Sarah and great Opa to Emily and Jacob. Bert will also be missed by his extended family and friends here in Canada and in Holland.

Friends will be received at Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 365 Queen St., E., Acton, on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Bethel Christian Reformed,
on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 1 p.m.

A Private family interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery.

If desired, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
Ephesians 2:8-10
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Bethel Christian Reformed Church
    365 Queen Street East
    ACTON, ON L7J 2N2
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Bethel Christian Reformed Church
    365 Queen Street East
    ACTON, ON L7J 2N2
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 1:00pm
    Bethel Christian Reformed Church
    365 Queen Street East
    ACTON, ON L7J 2N2
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  • Interment

    Fairview Cemetery
    Cobblehill Road
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    A private family interment will take place.


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Posted at 12:00am
Oh my goodness Linda we are so sad about the passing of Bert! He was such a lovely man and so are you Linda. Our heart breaks for you Rick and Josey
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Louise Harmsma

Posted at 04:27pm
I'm so sorry to hear of Bert's passing. I will always remember how supportive and helpful he and Linda were when my parents were ill and after my dad's passing. He lived his faith. May the grace of God fill you all with peace and comfort in this time.

Harry Binnendyk

Posted at 07:21pm
I have known Bert for years and have enjoy both his and his wife's company while they visited my parents. He was an enjoyable gentleman with a great sense of humour and a gentle spirit.

My condolences to all the family for their loss.

Shirley Feddema

Posted at 06:44pm
When Bethel was building the newest addition, Bert and a few others would get together every other week to pray. I would come flying in with a lot of things happening and he would just speak and my blood pressure would lower significantly! I always loved his wit and wisdom. Shirley Feddema

The Luimes family

Posted at 01:20pm
Remembering all the wonderful memories of Bert as children and adults... thanks for the wonderful friendship
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