Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday, August 3, 2014, Catharina Hoekstra passed away at the age of 82. Beloved wife of the late Dirk Hoekstra (2002). Loving mother of Bill (Tamie), John (Lori), Flo (Pete) Van Kampen and Alice (Mike) Sullivan. Cherished grandmother of Stacie (Kevin), Lyndsay, Matt, Steve, Amanda, Nic, and Christian. Treasured great grandmother of Ethen, Averie, Blayne and Aubrie. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Dini (of Holland), the late Hilda (John), Bill (Geralee), John (Linda), Allan (Gerty), Frances (Harry), Alice (Co), Greta, the late Andy (Jenny) and the late Betty. Catharina was a longtime member of First Christian Reformed Church and volunteered at Bibles For Missions Thrift Store. Family and friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, August 7, 2014, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, August 8, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at First Christian Reformed Church at the corner of Exmouth and Murphy, with Pastor John Hellinga officiating. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Breast Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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