Rooyakkers, Gerardus Henricus Franciscus Karel
Gerry Rooyakkers passed away peacefully at his home in Meaford, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 92 on Monday, September 20th, 2021.
Born on April 3rd, 1929, in Eindhoven, Netherlands, he was the son of the late Jan Rooijakkers and the late Cisca (nee van Lippen) formerly of South Africa.
Gerry is survived by four daughters, Linda (Rooyakkers) Trent of North Bay, Canada; Lorraine Human of Vancouver, Canada; Janet Burquest and her husband James Burquest of Tennessee, USA; and Lesley Rooyakkers of Meaford, Canada; one sister, Annie (Rooyakkers) du Toit of South Africa; eight grandchildren, Tarren (Gomes) Myers and her husband Nathan Myers of Colorado, USA; Angus Trent of North Bay, Canada; Richard Human and his wife Kelsey (Jones) of St. Petersburg, USA; Daniella (Gomes) Marshall and her husband Drew Marshall of Indiana, USA; Neil Fisher of Colorado, USA; Stuart Trent of Toronto, Canada; and Ainsley (Mackenzie) Melone and her husband Brady Melone of Colorado, USA; nine Great grandchildren, Sierra Myers of Colorado, USA, Summit Myers of Colorado, USA, Tamzen Marshall of Indiana, USA, James Fisher of Colorado, USA, Mikayla Fisher of Colorado, USA, Aryah Marshall of Indiana, USA, Jack Trent of North Bay, Canada, Nazareth Marshall of Indiana, USA, and Sage Melone of Colorado, USA.
Before and After
I need to tell you
Before you go
You may think we didn’t listen (enough)
You may think we didn’t follow your advice (at all)
We love you
After you go
We will miss you
We will have our memories and stories
No matter what
We love you
— Last touch —
Private Family Arrangements
Donations: Charity of Choice
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Rooyakkers Gerardus Henricus Franciscus Karel 2021..
Death notice for the town of: Meaford, Province: Ontario