VandenBerg, Reverend Jan Willem (Bill) – We rejoice that our Lord and Saviour has called Reverend Bill VandenBerg home to glory, peacefully on Monday, May 21st at the age of 82 years. Loving and devoted husband to Hendrika (Riek) for 62 years. Caring father of Bill (Ruth) VandenBerg of St.Catharines, Corrie (Ed) Hendriks of Surrey, BC, Johanna (Gerry) Koebernick of West Bank BC, and John VandenBerg of Cambridge, ON. Proud Opa of Peter, Alonia, Hank, Jennifer, Tori and Sarah as well as 5 great grandchildren.
Reverend Bill faithfully served his Lord with great passion as pastor in the Dutch Reformed Church in Guelph, ON, Surrey BC, Cambridge, ON and retired as pastor of the First Reformed Church in St.Catharines. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at the Vineland United Mennonite Home for their compassionate care of our father and grandfather during his stay at the Home.
Family will receive friends at the Vineland Chapel of TALLMAN FUNERAL HOMES, 3277 King St. on Thursday, May 24 from 2-4 and 7-8:30pm. Funeral Service will take place at the First Reformed Church, 1136 Vansickle Rd. St.Catharines on Friday, May 25 at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Vineland United Mennonite Home or a Christian mission of your choosing. Online condolences at tallmanfuneralhomes.ca