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Barbara Anna Van Herk

VAN HERK, Barbara Anna - of Stratford passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the age of 79. Born in Holland, beloved wife of Bernard “Bernie” Van Herk of 48 years. Proud mother of Marg (Rick) Paradis and Patricia Baker. Cherished Oma to Skylar, Caelan, Aimee and Jacob. Barb will be fondly remembered by her siblings: Casey (Julie) Marynissenn and Margaret Shoemakers and brothers and sisters-in-law: Albert (Judy), John (Dora), Cathy Van Bussel (Jim), Sister Wilhelmina C.S.J., Liz Van Ryswyk (Joe), Donna Hinz and Marilyn Van Herk along with her many nieces and nephews. Barb was predeceased by her mom and dad - John and Andreana (Van Hall) Marynissen, brothers John and Joe Marynissen, and her brothers and sisters-in-law: Arnold and Theresa Van Herk, Theresa and Harold Bannon, Peter and Mary Van Herk and Peter Shoemakers. Barb was a humble, gentle and faith-filled woman who loved life and was deeply devoted to her family. Friends and relatives will be received at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron St., Stratford on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Parish prayers will take place at 6 p.m. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 96 Huron St., Stratford on Monday at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Avondale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Stratford General Hospital Foundation, Alzheimer Society Perth County - Caregivers Program, L’Arche Stratford or St. Joseph’s Church Restoration Fund through the funeral home. 519.271.7411 www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com13329592
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Posted by Brock and Linda Sinnamon (friend) On Wednesday, March 13, 2019
We are heartbroken Bernie at Barbs passing . Please accept our deepest condolences.
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Posted by Roger Brown (Friend) On Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Dear Bernie and family. I am so sorry to hear of your wife's passing. My parents, Ken and Mary Brown always spoke fondly of you and I remember meeting you many times.I remember you as a kind and generous person. I am sorry for your loss.

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Posted by Roger Brown (Friend) On Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Dear Bernie and family. I am so sorry to hear of your wife's passing. My parents, Ken and Mary Brown always spoke fondly of you and I remember meeting you many times.I remember you as a kind and generous person. I am sorry for your loss.

Roger and Patricia Brown London On

so very sorry.
Posted by MRS. Gloria BRYAN (friend) On Tuesday, March 12, 2019
sorry to hear about your loss.
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Posted by Ron & Rose Marcy (Friend) On Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Dear Bernie and family — We are in Florida at present and just learned of the passing of your dear wife, mother and grandmother, Barbara. She was a lovely person whom we have known for many years since our children were small.

Our heartfelt sympathy to all of you at this difficult time.

Sincerely ,

Ron &Rose


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