OBITUARY

Mr. Leo Vanderwell

June 4, 1924November 22, 2019
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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

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, December 14, 2019

  • Committal Service

    Saturday, December 14, 2019

  • Reception

    Saturday, December 14, 2019

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Mr. Leo Vanderwell

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Willy and Cor van Dongen (van der Ende)

December 14, 2019

To the children and grandchildren of Mr. Leo VanderWell,
We wish you our sincere condolences with the loss of you father and grandfather. As a daughter of Mr. Herb vander Ende, I have good memories of your parents' visits with my parents. I'm sorry we are not able to attend the memorial service. May you experience the Lord's peace at this difficult time.
Willy and Cor van Dongen

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