VANDERPLUYM, Ann "Anny" Vanderpluym -
June 1931 - May 2023
On May 7, 2023, at 91 years old, Anny Vanderpluym (nee Jacobs) died peacefully with family by her side.
Anny was predeceased by her husband John.
She was a devoted and loving mother and immensely proud of her family of six children, John (and Pamela), Gerald (and Paula), Joyce (and Steve), Irene (and Dave), Angela (and John) and Mary-Anne (and Brian).
She was beloved Oma to her 13 grandchildren: John, Krystle, Lucas, Derek, Laura, Michael, Colin, Philip, Jillian, Michelle, Evan, Matthew and Evangeline. Oma Anny loved her 14 great-grandchildren: Alyssa, Christopher, Peyton, Piper, Elizabeth, Garrick, Vivienne, Willow, Barrett, Emerson, Juliet, Carson, Eleanor and Chantal.
Anny was born in the Netherlands on June 13, 1931, she and John immigrated to Canada on the Maasdam IV, arriving in Halifax on December 19, 1952.
They first lived in Toronto and then moved to Whitby with their growing family, eventually settling in Ajax, where Anny lived in their family home until she passed.
She was an involved and dedicated member of St. Bernadette’s Parish.
Annys family will receive friends at the Accettone Funeral Home, 384 Finley Ave. Ajax, Ontario, from 6 pm to 8 pm on Sunday, May 14. Her funeral will be held at St. Bernadettes (Harwood Ave/Bayly in Ajax) on Monday, May 15 at 10:30 am. Interment to follow.
Donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation www.heartandstroke.ca.