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Etobicoke, ON M9W 4J9
Phone: (416) 745-7555
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Condolence From: Rina, Jan, Ietje, Xavier and Gabòr
Condolence: Memories will never die, Uncle Harry will always be in our hearts. Remember not only his visits to Holland with Tante An, in our early years. A big, very big, friendly man. Always a smile on his face. missing up the Dutch language with some strange words which appeared to be English as we learned later. Remember also our visits to Canada. Staying at Tante Riek's place he came to visit us several times and invited us to have dinner at his place together with Debbie. Very proud as he was on his horses and very proud to show his home to my mother who was with us both times. The last time, already 15 years ago within two months, was when Uncle Rinus was very sick and passed away. At that time I was in CAnada with my mother and our oldest son, Xavier. At that time only 8 months and crawling under the seats of everyone during the ceremony of Uncle Rinus. Together with a niece or nefhew (?) from the same age from Canada. Uncle Harry enjoyed it. and watched them with his twinkling eyes. Memories will never die, you will always be in our hearts. and special in the heart of our mother, your sister, Rina who keeps sharing her memories (I think Uncle Harry would wink if he could hear them too :). Somewhat naughty some of them are. My mother was very happy she heard he passed away peacefully, during his sleep. That conforts her in her grief. Her last brother from all beloved brothers and sister who left Holland in the fifty's for Canada has past away. Her oldest and last brother. She cherishes all the phonecalls they had and which made the ocean between both continents much smaller.
(Uncle) Harry will be remembered in a thousand different ways, all of them with a warm smile on our faces.

Our sincere condolences to all of you, to Debbie and Andrew (who had a very special place in his heart we know), to all our nieces and nephews, to everyone who loved (Uncle) Harry in one way or another way. We will be there also, in our minds,when you say goodby to (Uncle) Harry at the Town Funeral Chapel and at the service. As also when you lay him to rest for ever and peacefully in his grave. Rina, and Jan, Ietje, Xavier and Gabòr from Holland.
Wednesday November 08, 2017
Condolence From: Rene Vandenboom
Condolence: Very sad news. Uncle Harry was very important to us in the early years, not easily forgotten.
Tuesday November 07, 2017
Condolence From: James Craig
Condolence: I am truly sorry to hear of the passing of Harry. Please accept my condolences during this difficult time.
Tuesday November 07, 2017
Condolence From: Eric vanden boom
Condolence: Am very sorry to hear about the passing of our Uncle Harry and for your loss Debbie and Andrew. Have many fond memories of visiting him at his home in Whitby with my parents Rinus and Tina vanden boom and my siblings when we were much younger and playing with his horses. Rest in Peace Uncle Harry.
Tuesday November 07, 2017
Condolence From: Steve Walker
Condolence: It was very sad to hear about your loss Debbie. Harry will be missed, he always seemed larger than life to me. It was a privilege to have known him.
Monday November 06, 2017
Condolence From: colette Friesen
Condolence: gecondoleerd bij het overlijden van ome Harry.
Wij wensen jullie veel sterkte toe in deze zeer moeilijke tijd.
Monday November 06, 2017
Condolence From: Deborah Armstrong
Condolence: Dear Debbie and Andrew, I am deeply saddened to hear of Harry's passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time.
Sunday November 05, 2017
Condolence From: Juli
Condolence: When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. May you find peace and love in the memories you cherish.
Juli van den Boom
Sunday November 05, 2017
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