John van Dongen
March 11, 1930 – May 21, 2020
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John van Dongen
At the Dundas Manor Nursing Home, Winchester, on Thursday, May 21, 2020, John van Dongen, formerly of Morewood, age 90. Loving husband of Mary van Dongen (van de Corput). Proud father of Dianne Derksen (Klaus), Herman van Dongen, Penny Robert (late Christian), Mary-Jane “MJ” Melenhorst (Brian) and Dorothy Quesnel (Alain). Opa will be fondly remembered by grandchildren Mireille Robert (Chris), Christine Robert (Cedric), Stephanie Robert, Calvin van Dongen (Julie), Keena van Dongen (Curtis), Bryanna Melenhorst (Ian), Erica Melenhorst (Kenton), Jodie Quesnel (Michael), Mathieu Quesnel (Shanny) and great-grandchildren Melissa, Johnny, Amy, Damien and Bryson. Dear brother of Late Quirinus van Dongen (late Jo), Dora Simmes-van Dongen (late Theo Venhoeven and the late Frans Simmes), Joke van den Biggelaar-van Dongen (late Janus), Theo van Dongen (Hennie), Tonny de Brouwer-van Dongen (Leo), Herman van Dongen (Laurinda) and Rianne Koning (Bob). Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
A Mass and Celebration of John’s life will be held at a later date. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Chesterville. Donations to the Dundas Manor Nursing Home would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. If you are making your donation online or by cheque directly to the charity, please include the following note with your gift “please notify the family”. Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com. Special thanks to The Dundas Manor for all your love and support. There are no words that can express our gratitude! Also, thanks to the Garden Villa and Dr Archibald for your years of care.
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Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John van Dongen March 11 1930 May 21 2020..
Death notice for the town of: Chesterville, Province: Ontario