Peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, September 4, 2017 at the age of 94 years. Loving husband of 64 years to Lina (Nee Roozen). Cherished father of Jeff (Trudy), Peter (Kim), Brian (Karen), Glenn and Adriana “Diane” Bertrand (Raymond). Adored grandfather “Opa” of Mark, Steve (Christie), Kevin, Hailey, Curtis, Scott (Laura), Sophie (Fiancé Greg) and Jackie (Kevin). Great-grandfather “Opa” of Ronan, Bennett, Owen, Leighlana, Penelope, Maxwell, Sullivan, Malikai and Olivia. Predeceased by his siblings; Jan, Johanna (twin sister), Piet, and Dina. Uncle “Ome Toon” to many nieces and nephews in Holland as well as his nieces Mary (Maurice), Nancy (Marty) and his nephew Ken all of Canada. The family wishes to thank Dr. Maria Bastin-Millar as well as the nursing staff of the Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital for their exceptional care and compassion. Family and friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home-Kanata Chapel 580 Eagleson Road, Kanata, ON K2M 1H4 613-591-6580 On Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Monday, September 11, 2017 to St. Patrick’s Parish of Fallowfield, 15 Steeple Hill Crescent, Nepean for Mass of Christian Funeral at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Patrick’s Parish of Fallowfield Cemetery. For those wishing, In Memoriam donations to St. Patrick’s Parish of Fallowfield or the Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital Foundation are greatly appreciated.