DE BOER: Feitze Jan “John” of Caressant Care Home, St. Thomas
De Boer, Feitze Jan “John” of Caressant Care Home, St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Thursday, March 14th, 2013, at his late residence, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Nellie (Groeneweg) De Boer and loved father of Peter De Boer (Cheryl) and Mark De Boer (Tammy), all of St. Thomas, Judy Foster (Alan) of Wallaceburg and Tina Cunningham (Neal) of Greenbush, Virginia. Dear brother of Tjeerd De Boer of Holland Margaret Overduin (Jan) of Kitchener. Predeceased by a brother Sjoerd De Boer. Sadly missed by 23 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. John was born in Holland on September 14th, 1931, the son of the late Pier and Janke (Kampen) De Boer. He came to Canada in 1950. John worked at the Wingham District Hospital as a purchasing agent until retirement in 1995. He was a member of the Living Hope Church .
The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate John’s life will be held at the St. Thomas Pentecostal Church on Monday at 2:00 p.m. Visitation at the Church on Monday from 1-2 p.m. Remembrances may be made to Fresh Start or the St. Thomas Community Christian School.