At Albany Retirement Village in Petrolia on Thursday, January 17, 2013. MARTHA VAN TROOST (nee Robitaille), 83 years,
was of Petrolia. Martha was the loving wife of the late Joseph (1986). She was
a loving mother to the late Robert (2002), Joanne and Bill Boyd of Petrolia,
Ted and Linda Van Troost of St. Thomas, Mark and Bonnie Van Troost of
Wallaceburg, and Trish and Mark Giles of Wallaceburg. She will be missed by her fifteen
grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. She is survived by her sister Denise St.
Pierre and is predeceased by her sister Janine Hopper and her brother John Robitaille. A memorial service will be
held on Monday, January 21, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. from the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, 4059 Petrolia Line, Petrolia. Visitors will be received on Monday from 12
noon until the service time at 1:00 p.m. Interment of Martha’s cremated remains will be in Riverview Cemetery,
Wallaceburg. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of
Ontario (www.heartandstroke.on.ca). Memories, condolences, and pictures may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.