GOVERDE, Martin Goverde - Peacefully passed away in his sleep on Monday, June 27, 2022 at his home at the age of 87.
Beloved husband of Joan for over 60 wonderful and happy years.
Loving Dad of Rita (Jim) Coakwell and Rick (Anne) Goverde.
Cherished Opa of Thomas, Rachel (Providence), Nicole and Michael. Dear brother of John (Gerda) and Jane and brother-in-law of Toos and Richard.
Predeceased by siblings Cees (Reit), Adrian (Toos), Bill (Nell), Lou and Beth and his parents Henricus and Cornelia.
Martin will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, family and many friends.
After growing up in Holland during the war, Martin immigrated to Canada in 1955 and became the proudest of Canadians.
Martin spent many great years working hard to build a beautiful life for his family in Canada. Special thanks to the PSW’s at Sunrise Co-op on Centre St. for their outstanding care and compassion.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2022 from 1-2 p.m. at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME (124 King St. E., Oshawa). A Memorial Service will follow in the Chapel at 2 p.m.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Online condolences may be left at armstrongfh.ca .