With saddened hearts, the family of Marjolein (Mara) Van Hoorn, 47 years, of Petrolia, announce her passing on Thursday, October 25, 2012. Mara is gone to be with her Lord. She is survived by the joys of her life, Mario and Michael, her parents Mattie and Gerry Van Hoorn, and her beloved Conrad (Wally). Mara will be missed by her sister Carla (Jamie) Rankin, her brother, Bob Van Hoorn, and her nieces and nephews, Caleb, Jessica, Rachel, Rebecca, Abigail, and Kailey. The family wishes to express heartfelt appreciation for the outpouring sympathy from family and friends. Visitors will be received on Sunday, October 28, 2012 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. A private family service will be held. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to a trust fund for her sons. Please make cheques payable to Trust Fund for Mario and Michael Giorgi. Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.