Gerritsen SophiaGERRITSEN, Sophia - At Joseph Brant Hospital on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, just two days shy of her 93rd birthday.

Beloved wife of the late Johannes Gerritsen. Loving mother of Jean (Arnie), Gary (Angela), Lucy (Michael), and Lucien (Rhonda). Cherished Oma of Michael, Lauren, and Eric, Aiyana and Bridget, Nash, Kai and Tehya.

Survived by sister Jenny Osinga (Mike-predeceased) and sister-in-law Ge van Engen (brother Willem-predeceased), sister-in-law Corey Gerritsen and many cousins, nieces and nephews in Canada and in the Netherlands. Predeceased by sister Zwaantje Van Der Veen (Jan-predeceased).

The family would like to thank the staff at Joseph Brant for the excellent care she received there.

A memorial service and reception will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13th at the Dodsworth & Brown funeral home-Burlington chapel (2241 New Street).

If so desired, contributions to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada would be appreciated by the family.