Pool croppedPeacefully with his family by his side at Bluewater Health, on Saturday, August 9, 2014, Mindert Pool went home to be with his Lord at the age of 82.  Beloved husband of Jean for over 58 years.  Loving father of Ann (Cory) Van Veller, Greta (John) Cooke, Clarence (Alaine) Pool and Patricia (Gerald) De Jong.  Cherished grandfather of Christopher (Jackie), Amy (Mike) and Joel Van Veller; Nevada (Taryn), Joshua (Ellen), Katrina (Rodney) and Jessica (Floyd) Cooke; Chantelle (David), the late Michael (2010), Katrina (Adam) and Jocelynne (Dalton) Pool; and Alexandra, Jonathan, Aaron and Justin De Jong.  Dear brother of Anna Haaksma, Hijlke Ralph (Willy) Pool, Jack Pool, and Rita Pool; and brother-in-law of Alice Pool.  Predeceased by brothers Bill and Wietse Pool; brother-in-law Jim Kanary and sister-in-law Nellie Pool.  Survived by many nieces and nephews.  Mindert will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.  Thank you to Dr. C. Borek, Dr. Andros, Dr. J. O’Mahony and the Bluewater Health staff.  Special thank you to Dr. Greensmith and the amazing staff at Bluewater Health Palliative Care. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St. (at Murphy Rd.), Sarnia. A private family interment will be held at Resurrection Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to World Renew, Bluewater Health Foundation – Palliative Care or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at smithfuneralhome.ca

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