Vanderheyden-front1 (2)At St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia on Friday, December 20th, 2013. Maria Vanderheyden of Forest. Maria is survived by her daughters Carrie Cummings (Alex) of London, Erin Munro (David) of Inwood, and her son Mark (Jani) of London, and her grandchildren Hailey and Thomas.  Also survived by companion Keith Tremaine, and his daughters Janet and Helen, and his son Bryon; sisters Irene, Evelyn and Marilyn.  Maria will also be sadly missed by her brothers Garry Heynsbergen (Cathy) of Parkhill, Jack Heynsbergen (Laurel) of Peachland, B.C., and her sisters Dorothy Koert (Herman) of Wortburg, Ontario, Betty Heynsbergen (Heather Hill) of Stratford, and Mary-Ann McGregor (Jeff) of Hensall, and several nieces and nephews.  Also survived by Ed & Norio Vanderheyden, Leo & Carolyn Vanderheyden, Fran & Al Wilson, all of Forest, Jerry & Helen Vanderydt of Ridgetown, Ken & Margaret Pearson of Stratford, Corry Vanderheyden of Strathroy (late Harry), Toni Vanderheyden of London (late John), and Joanne Potter (late Dennis) of B.C., and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Martin and Diane Heynsbergen, her husband George H. Vanderheyden, her mother and father in law Martha & Tony Vanderheyden, and her nieces and nephews David Vanderheyden, Brian Vanderydt, Bryan Vanderydt, Brenda Vanderydt, Nicholas Heynsbergen, and Samuel Verheyen.

Visitation will be held at the WATFORD CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS (232 Warwick Street, Watford) on Monday, December 23rd, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service will take place at the Forest United Church on Tuesday, December 24th, 2013 at 11am with Rev. David Dyke and Father Murray Watson officiating. Private family visitation will take place on Sunday, December 22nd from 1-4pm in Watford at the Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery. Donations to the St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia Women’s Shelter or Contact House would be appreciated by the family. Donations and condolences may be left online at .

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