Peacefully, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Jacob Buruma passed away on May 30, 2014. Loving husband of Ann Shaw-Buruma and the late Gertie. Cherished father of Kristine (Harvey) Mills, Karen (Brian) Buruma, and Kevin (Kelly) Buruma. Treasured step-father of Terry Lindsay (Jeff) and Alan (Tina) Shaw. Beloved grandfather of Rachel, Casey, Bill, Megan, Logan, Reece, Rayanne, Emma, Ryan, Tyson, Kellan, Christopher, Brittany, and Sierra. Jacob is survived by Agnes Kaptein, Sandra Maaskant (John) and Francis Thompson (Doug). Predeceased by Jerry Buruma (Minnie), John Buruma, and Frank Buruma.  Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia with visitation taking place one hour prior to service. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice and the ALS Society of Canada (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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