WIDJAJA (VISSER), Elisabeth Surjaningsih - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at Freeport Hospital on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at the age of 45, after an almost one year courageous battle with cancer.
She is survived by her beloved husband Joe Visser, and her cherished son Jake Visser.
Precious daughter of Lourensius Josep Subijanto and Agnes Maria Lini Istianti, sister of Maria Johanita E. Widjaja (Karel B. Karya), Josep Kusuma Widjaja (M. Mona Tohari), and Mikail Ratna Dewi S. Widjaja (Budi Santoso).
She will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews in Indonesia, and by her many uncles, aunts and cousins. She will also be greatly missed by her inlaw family Harry Visser (Madeleine), Nancy Muir (Murray), Paul Visser (Carolyn), Susan Visser (Art), Angela Lehner (Rudy), Ron Visser, Mark Visser (Cindy), Mike Visser (Alison), and by her Canadian nephews, nieces and cousins-in-law. Elisabeth will also be fondly remembered by her many friends whose lives she touched with her kindness and love.
Elisabeth was an enthusiastic hockey Mom to her son, Jake. She was also his number 1 fan in his many sporting activities. She came to Canada to live in 2008 and she loved being here.
Elisabeth's family will receive relatives and friends at Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre, Kitchener, on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph's RC Church, 148 Madison Ave. S., Kitchener, on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 10:00 am. Cremation will follow.
Many thanks to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre, CCAC Home nurses, and Freeport Hospital Palliative Care for the outstanding compassionate care Elisabeth received over the past year.
In memory of Elisabeth, donations would be appreciated to the Grand River Hospital Foundation, Kitchener, ON or to HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre, Kitchener, ON.