Mr Jerry Van Daele, a resident of Wallaceburg, passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance “Sydenham Campus“, in Wallaceburg at the age of 66 years.
Son of the late Marcel and Simonne (Spiessens) Van Daele. Dear husband of Mary Lou (Van Waterschoot) Van Daele. Loving father of Stacey (Eric) Bezanson, Kim (Ray) McNeil and Shawn (Clint) Van Daele. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Matthew and Megan and his step-grandchildren David, Connor and Jared. Predeceased by a brother Terry. Kind brother-in-law of Judy Van Daele, Liza (Bob) Hunter, Hilda (Hugo) Menheere, Henrietta (Leo) De Smit, Carla (Kent) Peterson, Pete (Linda) Van Waterschoot, Mary Agnes (Brian) Bogaert.
He will be missed by lifelong friend, Serge Granger. Resting at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home (639 Elgin St. Wallaceburg 519-627-2861). Visitation will be on Sunday, November 18, 2012 from 7-9 pm. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, November 19, 2012 From Our Lady Help of Christians Church at 10:30am, with Fr. Greg Bonin, Celebrant. Interment in Riverview Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Drawing Hope Project may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at As a living memorial, a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in memory of Jerry Van Daele.

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