Reynders AafkeREYNDERS, Aafke  -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, on Thursday, May 9th, 2019, in her 95th year.

She was a loving wife of 35 years to her late husband Arie Reynders, Beloved mother of Maria and her late husband John, Larry and his late wife Rita, Marla and her husband Greg and son Gary.

The proudest Oma to Ron and his wife Michelle, to Brian and his girlfriend Lindsey, to her grand daughter Jessica, to Katrina and her boyfriend Ben, to her grandson Jason and her Great Grand Daughter Hazel.

Survived by her younger brother Wim VanBiezen and her loving nieces and nephews both in Canada and the Netherlands.

Aafke was born on August 26th, 1923 in Sassenhein, the Netherlands and immigrated to Canada with her small family in 1950. Canada was her home for the majority of her long and happy life.

Her love of children not only made her into the incredible Mother and Oma that she was, but also led her to becoming a care giver and nanny for many years. She was very dedicated to her Religion and her Congregation. Those lucky enough to have known Aafke knew how beautiful, intelligent, kind and generous she was. She loved family, travel, knitting, cooking and baking.

Aafke's family will be hosting a Celebration of Life at Marshall Funeral Home, Richmond Hill on Wednesday, May 15th, from 12 noon - 3 p.m.

If desired, donations in memory of Aafke can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


Category: Toronto (GTA)