OBITUARY

Mr. Leo Vanderwell

June 4, 1924November 22, 2019

It is with sadness yet celebration for a life well lived that we announce the passing of our father, Leo Vanderwell. Leo, 95, died November 22, 2019 in Burnaby, BC. Leo was born on June 4, 1924 in De Lier, the Netherlands. He died in hospice after a brief battle with cancer. He was a loving and hardworking father from whom we learned respect and many life lessons. Leo is predeceased by his loving wife Nellie, and is survived by his three children Gary (Jane), Leon (Leslie), and Sylvia (Harold), grandchildren Darren (Tara), Daniel (Tiffany), Shannon, Bria, Derek, Connie, Jeff (Jen), step grandchildren David, Michael, Stephen, Melissa, and great grandchildren Dylan, Devin, Cayden, Jax, Amirah, and Milla. Leo also leaves his brothers Charlie (Henrika) and Frank, his sisters Helen (Tony) and Trudy (Bert), sister-in-law Christina, and many nieces and nephews. There will be a celebration for Leo’s life held at Forest Lawn Funeral Home on Saturday, December 14th at 1:30pm, with a committal service to follow at 2:45pm.

Services

14 December

Funeral Service

1:30 pm

Forest Lawn Funeral Home

3789 Royal Oak Ave
Burnaby, BC V5G3M1

14 December

Committal Service

2:45 pm

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

3789 Royal Oak Ave
Burnaby, BC V5G3M1

14 December

Reception

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Forest Lawn Reception Room

3789 Royal Oak Ave
Burnaby, BC V5G3M1

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