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Hendrika Vedder (nee VanGalen) August 31, 1926 - October 11, 2019

Entered into her eternal home of rest at the Bayfield Manor on Friday October 11, 2019  in her 94th year. Daughter of Jannetje and Hendrik VanGalen . Beloved wife of the late Gerard. Loving mother of Janet (John deWinter), Grace (Peter Geertsema), Hetty (Ault VanBokhorst), Jackie (Peter Ritskes), and Elisabeth (Brian VandenBerg). Also loved by grandchildren Elizabeth (Timotheus), Joshua (Sarah), Brian (Stephanie), Philip, Krista (Michael), Faith, Rachel (Mark), Sarah (Sam), Tim, Jacob (Ashley), Michael (Jill), Katrina (Mark), Erika (Ian), and Jeremy (Melissa). Missed by 18 great- grandchildren. Survived by her sister Willy Luimes and sisters-in-law Jane Vedder, Linda VanGalen and predeceased by Teuntje, Gerrit, and Gera. Fondly remembered by the Vedder Family. A Private Family Interment at Capital Memorial Gardens. A Celebration of Hendrika’s life will be held at Kemptville Christian Reform Church 2455 County Road 18, on Tuesday October 15, 2019 at 1 p.m.  Memorial donations to the Tabitha Foundation or Christian Reformed World Renew may be made online. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836). Online condolences may be made at www.byersfuneralhomeinc.com

Hendrika’s Life was exemplified by a passion for Family, Faith, Hospitality and Service to the Church and her Community.

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A Private Family Interment at Capital Memorial Gardens. A Celebration of Hendrika’s life will be held at Kemptville Christian Reform Church 2455 County Road 18, on Tuesday October 15, 2019 at 1 p.m.  Memorial donations to the Tabitha Foundation or Christian Reformed World Renew may be made online. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836). Online condolences may be made at www.byersfuneralhomeinc.com

Hendrika’s Life was exemplified by a passion for Family, Faith, Hospitality and Service to the Church and her Community.

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    Henry Ceelen says

    Please accept my sincerest sympathies and condolences. What a great life she lived!

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    Carey Oberman says

    Hetty and Jackie I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. Keeping you all in my prayers.

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    Amy Ross says

    Grace and Peter, my deepest sympathies and condolences to you. May God be with you where you are and your family as well.

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    Tim Luimes says

    My sincerest condolences to the family and extended family. Her faith has healed her…

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    SandrA Benoit says

    I extend my deepest condolences on the loss of your dear Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this sad time. I did not know your Mother personally but remember my Mother, Sadie Timmins fondly speaking of her many years ago when my Mother lived in the Seniors apartments in Winchester.

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    Ted and Karin Ceelen says

    Our condolences to the family.

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    George & Arlene Bryan says

    Condolences to the family. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

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    GERTIE SCHUURMANS says

    My condolence to the the family. She will be missed. She was such a classy Lady.

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    Diane Dawley Sauve says

    So sorry to hear of Hendrika’s passing. My Mom thought so much of her and she was always so helpful and giving of herself. Please know her kindness made a great difference in many lives. We’ll be thinking of you in the days ahead.

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