Resting in the arms of Jesus, Nel DeGroot has gone home to be with her Lord after a battle with cancer on Monday June 2nd at the age of 73. Her children Barb and George Shea, Linda DeGroot, Carol and Ross Christopher, Lori and Scott Hayter, Lisa and Jason Cates, John DeGroot and Sarah and Tim Vanreenen will  sorely miss her. She was the much beloved  grandmother of George (Caitlin), Nicholas (Jill), Allison (Dan), Erica, Leah, Calvin (Lindsey), Curtis, Hayley, Meika (Brent), Megan, Ben, Lucas, Brienna, Lindsey, Noah, Josiah, Caleb, Jamaya, Karley, Andrew, Janel, Addison, Madison, Cole, Gabe and Mya. She was so excited to have one great grandchild on the way. Nel was an amazing woman who influenced the lives of many people around her as she walked in a relationship with Jesus Christ. She had many friends who loved her, much evidenced during the final months of her life. Her family asks you to celebrate her life with them on Thursday June 5th at Peoples Church, 3888 London Line Plympton-Wyoming, Ontario. Visitation will take place from 10 am to 11 am with a memorial service starting at 11 am, luncheon to follow. Many thanks to the VON nurses who helped her family as they took care of her at home and the staff of St Josephs Hospice who gently took care of her when she was nearing the end of her life. Condolences can be expressed by donations to the Lambton Crisis Pregnancy Centre and the Sarnia Bible For Missions.

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