TERPSTRA, John Peter of Stratford, Ontario and formerly of Embro, Ontario



TERPSTRA, John Peter- Passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Hillside Manor, Stratford, John Peter Terpstra formerly of Embro (Youngsville) at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Mary Terpstra (nee Nicholls) who predeceased him on January 4, 2005. Dear father of Miriam Terpstra (Brian Hamlin) of London, John Terpstra (Sharman) of Woodstock, and James Terpstra (Christina) of Montreal Quebec, and a loyal and trusted friend who was like a daughter to him, Janice Wright (Dennis) of Woodstock. Loving grandfather of Brendon, Tanner, Sean, Calen, and Michael John. Survived by his extended family, and predeceased by his parents Peter John and Margaret Terpstra (nee McDonnell). John was a quiet, humble man, who was very proud of being a father, grandfather, a trusted friend, a devoted farmer, and a member of the Knights of Columbus where he served as a 4th Degree Knight. His family will receive family and friends at Holy Trinity Parish, 1420 Devonshire Ave, Woodstock on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 9:00am – 11:00 am. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 am with Fr. Jude Ogbenna as celebrant. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Knights of Columbus, Council # 3515. Arrangements have been entrusted to Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington St. North, Woodstock. (519-537-3611). Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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