Peacefully, surrounded by his family at Woodstock GeneralHospitalon Tuesday, June 26, 2012, Gerald Augustinus Nyenhuis of Woodstockand formerly of Saint Joseph’s and Stratford, in his 79th year.  Son of the late Hendricus and Berendina (nee ter Roller) Nyenhuis and step-son of the late Johanna (nee Wopereis) Nyenhuis.  Husband of the late Susan (van Leeuwen) (2008).  Dear father of Joanne Duttmann of Woodstock, Wilbur Nyenhuis (Debbie) of London, Tom Nyenhuis (Yvonne) of Stratford, Rosemary Christopher (Paul) of Toronto, Christine Schaafsma (Jeff) of Pontypool, Michael Nyenhuis (Nancy) of London, Steven Nyenhuis (Jacky) of London, and the late Susan (1971).  Loving grandfather of Lisa, Cheryl (Cameron), Corinne (Chris), Berendina, Hazel, Gerald, Austin, Lawrence, Sophia, Gabriella and Kaylee and great grandfather of Daniel.  Dear brother of Frank Nyenhuis (Mary) of Stratford, Huub Nyenhuis (Josephine) of St. Pauls, Hendrik, Jozef, Dien, Theo, Wilma, Ria, Leo, and Agnes, all in The Netherlands and the late Johan, Bernard, Antoon, Harry, and Ans.  Brother-in-law of Sister Maria van Leeuwen, CSJ of London, Leo van Leeuwen of Stratford, Bill van Leeuwen (Sharon) of Everton, Arkansas, Tony van Leeuwen (Helen) of Guelph, Adrie van Leeuwen of Guelph, William van Leeuwen, Jr. of Gadshill and Alida Brunk (Melvin) of Gadshill and the late Catherine van Leeuwen (1986) and Shirley van Leeuwen (2010).  Also lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins in Canada and The Netherlands.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69   Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  Prayers at the funeral home on Thursday afternoon at 4:00 pm.  Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, 904 Dundas Street, Woodstock on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 1:30 pm.  Interment at Avondale Cemetery, Stratford on Friday afternoon at 4:30 pm.  If desired, memorial donations to the Refugee Program of St. Michael’s Parish, London, Right to Life or Holy Trinity Building Fund would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611.  Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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