VANDER HEIDE, Gary….. Suddenly, at Hamilton General Hospital, on Sunday, August 12, 2012, the Lord took home, Gary Vander Heide of London in his 67th year. Son of the late Jilles and Jill (Akke) Vander Heide. Husband of Joan Rooplal. Loving father of Chris (Angela) and Rick (Risley). Cherished grandfather of Jacob, Emily and Richard. Dear brother of Sid Vander Heide (Anne), Jetty Veldstra (Richard) and the late William Vander Heide (Carol). Also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9pm on Friday, August 17, 2012, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 1:00pm, with Reverend John Van Til officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to World Home Bible League of Canada, P.O. Box 5037 STN LCD1, Burlington ON L7R 9Z9 or The Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC), 3475 Mainway, Burlington, ON L7R 3Y8. Online condolences, memories, and pictures shared at

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