Bart (Bartele) Huizinga

February 8, 1928 – February 18, 2012

”For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.”  Philippians 1:21 On February 18, 2012 Bart Huizinga was promoted to glory to live forever in the presence of his loving Saviour. Left to share in his cherished memory is his loving and faithful wife of 5 years, Edith Pama, along with his children; Pat Mensinga (Renee) of Sarnia, Betty and Arnie Wildschut of Sarnia, Grace and Bert Van Harten of Mt. Forest, John and Jane Huizinga of Dominican Republic and Ralph and Patty Huizinga, of Sarnia. His legacy includes 18 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren who will also deeply miss their grandfather and great grandfather. Bart was predeceased by Frances Huizinga along with several brothers and sisters both here in Canada and the Netherlands. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Living Hope Christian Reformed Church, 1281 Exmouth St. Sarnia, on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. A private family graveside will be held prior to the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Samaritan Foundation (Dominican Republic), The Kidney Foundation and St. Joseph’s Hospice are gratefully accepted (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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