Dad was born in Friesland, The Netherlands on August 23,1920 and went to be with his Lord on January 5, 2018, in his 98th year with his family by his side. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Janny in April, 2011.
He will be greatly missed by his children:
Joyce (Peter) McBride
Teena (Bob) Druce
Jack (Cathi) Schoon
Richard (Kimberley) Schoon
Alice (Matt) Holleman
Peter (Susan) Schoon
Loving grandfather to 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He will also be missed by brothers in the Netherlands Maye and Jaap Schoon and sister-in-law Joukje Bosma and brother-in-law Sjoerd Faber in the Netherlands.
John was a founding member of the Grace Christian Reformed Church in Cobourg, Ontario and together with his wife, Janny, provided hospitality to many in the years they lived in Port Hope
and Cobourg. His love for his family, his commitment to his church and his beautiful gardens will be fondly remembered.
Correspondence : Joyce McBride
27 Goulding Ave.
Toronto ON M2M 1K8