Peacefully on Wednesday May 15, 2013 at Leisureworld Care Giving Centre, Creemore in his 92nd year. Johannes Gabriels of Stayner, beloved husband of the late Lucia (2000). Loving father of Martha (Walter Dennis), Gerda (Theo van der Cruijsen), Henry (Susan), Peter (Irene), John (Debbie), Mary (Gord Norris), Nelly (Nick Galifi) and Gary (Jill). Cherished grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. John is also survived by sister Dina de Bie, sisters-in-law Martina Goorts and Nell Deloryn and brother-in-law Harry van der Wiellen. Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel on Friday May 17, 2013 from 7 to 9 p.m. Prayer Service at 8:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 215 Pine Street, Stayner Saturday May 18, 2013 at 11 o’clock. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by John’s family. For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com
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