GERRITSMA – Johannes “Joop” passed away at the Welland Hospital on Saturday, July 4, 2009 in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Juliana. Loving father of Peter, Brenda (Murray Anderson) and David (Erin Hoh). Dear brother of Annalies Welleman. He will be lovingly remembered by family and friends here and in Holland. The family will receive their friends at J.J. Patterson & Sons Funeral Residence
19 Young Street, Welland, on Thursday from 10a.m. - 12p.m. A celebration of Joop’s life will be conducted at 12 o’clock. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Kidney Foundation. On line memories and condolences at www.jjpatterson.ca
As a memorial tribute, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods.
A tree grows -memories live.