Beloved husband of Ruth VanderWerf (nee Ludgate) for 60 years.
Loving father of Mark VanderWerf and his wife Chavine of Scarborough, David VanderWerf and his wife Kerri of Fenelon Falls, and Johnny VanderWerf and his wife Anna also of Scarborough.
Cherished grandfather of Christine, Calvin, Erin, Kyle (Mandie), Kassandra, Kayla (Derek), Nicholas, Vanessa, Joanna and great-grandfather of Daxton, Melanie and Matthew.
John will be fondly remembered by his sister Johanna and her husband Andy Roy of Brampton as well as nieces, nephews and many extended family members.
The family of John VanderWerf will receive friends at the Jardine Funeral Home, Cremation & Tribute Centre, 8 Princes' St. W. Fenelon Falls, on Saturday, April 21st from 11:00 a.m. until of the celebration of life service at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel. Interment of cremated remains to follow at Fenelon Falls Cemetery.
If desired, memorial donations would be appreciated in lieu of flowers to the Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation, Women's Resources of Kawartha Lakes or Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes.