Passed away peacefully into God’s graceful hands, with family at her side, at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Sunday, August 10, 2014, in her 80th year. Much loved mother of Joan Davey, Yolanda and Stephen Yale and Jamie and Charlene vanSydenborgh. Loving Nana to Sarah, Stephanie, Kelsey, Chloe, Clara and Great Nana to Avery. Sister to Sjaan and Arie Treffers, Marion and Bill Hart, Nell and the late Ed Vanderwoude, Christine and Ken Buikema, Dhea Buza, Jane and Horst Zahn, Peter and Margaret Koppert, Nancy Clignett and Leo Santi (Hubert Clignett pre-deceased), Keith and Helen Koppert and Jo-Ann and Tom Krokowka. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday from 12 noon until the start of a Memorial Service at 1 p.m. Private internment to follow at Burlington Memorial Gardens. Special thanks to the Koppert and vanSydenborgh families, her longtime friends Chris Sulymka and Milly Fugina, the community at Wellington Terrace and the caregivers at Joseph Brant Hospital. If so desired, donations to the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at

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