Peter Wilhelm Schuurmans

Peter Schuurmans of Ottawa passed away peacefully at Longfields Manor on Mon., Aug. 27, 2018. He was 88.
He was the beloved husband of Gerty (DeRoos), and the loving father of Neil, Bill (Margaret), John  (Kim), Anna Schuurmans (Victor Krasowski), Gertie Schuurmans, and Oscar (Susan). He was the cherished Pake of Robin (Sean), Lori (Brandon), Christopher, Gregory (Emily), Julie, Leah, and Samantha, and great-grandchildren Clara, Emmet, Jack, Hayley, and Maya. Peter was the dear brother of An Teering (Frits), Gerda Bos (Jannes), Lien Schurink (Henk), and Corrie Wentzel (Mark), and was predeceased by Wietske Dijkstra (Linze) and Jan Grupstra (Gre). He is survived by many nieces and nephews here in Canada and the Netherlands.
Peter will rest at the First Christian Reformed Church of Kemptville, 2455 County Rd. 18, on Thurs., Aug. 30 from 5 to 8 pm and Fri., Aug. 31 from 10:30 am until the time of the funeral service at 11 am.
By family request, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.
The arrangements are entrusted to Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain (613-989-3836).
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