Gerrit J. Woning

September 18, 1937November 2, 2018
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Gerrit J Woning was Born September 18 ,1937 in Amsterdam, Holland. He moved to the United States when he was 15 yrs. old with his mother Diana Roskam and sister Dorothy Woning. He was an entrepreneur in the health care industry. He was affiliated with Stemtech.

Gerrit’s Talents where many, some of which included being an electrician, he was an industrial machinery mechanic as well as a fix It all handy man and extremely successful salesman.

Gerrit married Sonia Garcia in September 8, 2000. Gerrit loved serving the church and cherished praising the Lord. He always loved helping others. He loved to read his bible, he liked praying for and with others, he loved spending time with family. But mainly he loved to spend most of his time with his grandchildren. He also loved to cook and laugh, and he was always wearing a smile on his face, he was a loving and caring of others first. He used to say, “he never met a stranger in his life.” and so to know him was to love him. He loved to tell his wife that she was the apple of his eye and His favorite songs where It took a miracle and Amazing Grace.

He is preceded in death by his Mother Diana Roskam, Sister Dorothy Woning and Son Gerrit Anthony Woning.

He went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 2, 2018 at the age of 81. He leaves to cherish his memories: His Wife Sonia Garcia-Woning, His Daughters Lesa Woning and Reina Banegas (Husband -Norman Ardon) and Son’s Doug Woning, Denis Banegas(Wife-Naomi Gonzalez-Banegas) and Edwin Banegas followed by His Grandchildren: Bianca Hair, Oscar Banegas, Sasha Banegas, Sabas Ardon, Melissa Woning and Michael Woning.

“Hebrews 11:2 (NLT) Through their faith, the people in days of old earned a good reputation”


The family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many acts of kindness and support during this time of bereavement. Our prayers are that God will continue to bless and keep each and everyone of you.


  • Visitation Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, November 10, 2018

Gerrit J. Woning

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Denis Banegas

November 10, 2018

You were always the person to keep me level headed throughout the years. You showed me the way to be a great man.You were the most wonderful mentor and best friend a guy could ever have. I appreciate you more than words can ever say. I will miss you so much, but I'm hopeful tha some we'll meet again.❤️