TERMATEN, Rudy - Rudy passed away after a short struggle with colon cancer on October 5, 2016 at the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton. He was in his 79th year.
Rudy was born August 30, 1938 in Amsterdam, Holland. At the age of 18 he immigrated to Canada to start a career as a Teletype Technician. He married Anne Montgomery in Toronto on August 26, 1965.
In 1999 they moved to the retirement community of the Villages of Glancaster. He kept himself busy with daily exercise at the club house, and was helpful with events there.
He spent winters in St. Pete’s, Florida with Anne, their children, and grandchildren. His footsteps will be missed on Upton Beach where he walked every day, rain or shine.
Rudy is survived by his daughters Deborah and Jennifer, their husbands Jim and Gerald, and his three grandchildren Zachary, Kiarra and Asia. Predeceased by his brother Gerrit and their loving parents.
Rudy will be cremated in a private ceremony. A Celebration of Life will be offered at the Dodsworth & Brown funeral home, Ancaster chapel, on Wednesday October 12th at 1:30 p.m.
Memorial donations in Rudy's name may be made to the Cancer Assistance Program and the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada would be appreciated by the family.