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Hulse & English Funeral Home & Chapel

75 Church Street, St. Catharines, ON

OBITUARY

Adriana "Audrey" Van Dyk

August 20, 1937January 12, 2020

VAN DYK, Adriana "Audrey" -

The Lord has taken his child home on Sunday, January 12, 2020 and she is now safe in the arms of Jesus. Predeceased by her parents Arie Klein and Agatha Klein-VanderZweth, both of Rotterdam. She is survived by her husband Gary of 62 years. Dear mother of her three sons and their spouses, Kenneth and Helen, Gary and Christy, and Chuck. Loving Oma of four grandchildren and their spouses; Chris and Elaine, Cheryl and Travis, Sarah, and Leah, and three great-grandchildren Jane, Aria and Cody. Predeceased by her grandson Adam. Audrey is loved and will be fondly remembered by many relatives and friends.

Born August 20, 1937 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Audrey immigrated to Canada in 1953. She and Gary were married on June 14, 1957. The two of them operated Grantham TV Centre Ltd. for 45 years. Audrey was a faithful member of the Covenant Christian Reformed Church and of late a resident of Martindale Place.

There will be an opportunity to offer condolences on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL; 75 Church Street, St. Catharines (905-684-6346). A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Covenant Christian Reformed Church; 278 Parnell Road, St. Catharines.

Donations to the Beacon Christian School - St. Catharines in Audrey's memory would be appreciated by the family.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Thursday, January 16, 2020

Memories

Adriana "Audrey" Van Dyk

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Mary Osinga

January 21, 2020

Audrey you will be missed. Audrey was the quintessential hostess because she LOVED people and loved to take care of them. She was always welcoming and always caring and asking about our lives. She could take someone who she and Gary hadnt seen in a while, and make them so comfortable by her welcoming and hospitality (an art truely lost these days), that those people would feel like cherished close friends.
We can all take a page out of that book. Thanks Audrey for your care and Gary and family, for sharing her with us.
Mary Osinga (cousin of Gary) -Peterborough

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY