Vercouteren, Theresa

Theresa (Geelen) Vercouteren, loving wife of Frank, passed peacefully at home on Monday June 30th, 2014 in her 71st year.  Mother of Janet Fulkerson (Richard Doan) & Mike Vercouteren.  Grandmother of Tanner, Megan, Erica, Amanda & Kyle.  Theresa was predeceased by her parents Jacob & Elisa (Thiessen) Geelen & by her sister Nell McFadden.  Sister and sister in law to Chris Leunissen, Frank Geelen, Tina Blondeel, Glenn McFadden, John (Marie) Geelen, Anna (Ron) Bailey, Gary Geelen, Mary (Ken) Hogg and Evert (Lorraine) Geelen.

Family will receive friends at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Thursday, July 3rd from 2-4 & 7-9 pm.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church on Friday, July 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.  Reception following at Deer Run Golf Course.  Donations to the local OSPCA Building Fund would be appreciated by the family.

Theresa always thought of others first.  She will be remembered for her passion of photography, local history, hairdressing, flowers & butterflies, love of animals (especially Pepper & Skippy).  She enjoyed helping local school kids with being Santa’s helper & tours of the farm.

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