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VANDER HEYDEN, John
Passed away peacefully on July 20, 2017 at 85 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Joanne (1992) and loving companion of Lois Mitchell. Loving father of John (Donna), Herman (Liz), Mark (Cathy), Mary and Kevin (Kim). Dear grandfather of John, Christopher, Vickie, Timmie, Michelle, Erika, Andrea, Sean, Katherine and Joanna. Proud great grandfather of Kody, Heyden, Casey and Marko. Survived by 2 sisters and 4 brothers in Holland & the extended DeGoey family in the Essex – Kent area. John was a long-time member of the Harrow K of C council #5250, and the Kiwanis Club in Chatham. He was rewarded with many years of retirement from Hiram Walker’s, travelling all over the world and enjoying his winters in Florida. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes may be made to the Hospice of Chatham Kent.
Visitation will take place on Sunday July 23, from 2-4 pm and 6:30-8:30 pm.
Parish and K of C prayers at 8 pm.
Funeral service on Monday July 24, 2017 at 10:15 am at Families First 585 Sandwich Street S. Amherstburg 519-969-5841 then proceeding to St. John the Baptist Church for funeral mass at 11 :00 am.
Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca