Gerard Olsthoorn
Gerard Olsthoorn

Obituary of Gerard Olsthoorn


90 years, of Tilbury, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Beloved husband of Adriana “Jean” (Groenewegen). Loving father of Ann (Mike) Lafreniere of Windsor, Lea (Neil) Gibson of Kitchener, Gerry (Eileen) Olsthoorn of Oakville, Adrian (Jackie) Olsthoorn of Toronto, Paul Olsthoorn of Calgary, Mary (Luc) Sojczynski of Puslinch, Peter (Lenore) Olsthoorn of Edmonton, Margaret (Scott) Taylor of Puslinch, John Olsthoorn (Lorie) of Guelph, and Ron (Sandy) Olsthoorn of Conestogo. Dearest grandfather of 18 grandchildren. Predeceased by parents Quirinus and Anna (Helderman) Olsthoorn. Dear brother of Joseph, and the late William, Jean, Margaret, Cornelius, John, and Peter (Olsthoorn). Dearly missed by many nieces and nephews. Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Msgr. A.J. McNabb Council 2356 Knights of Columbus prayers 8 p.m. Thursday. Parish prayers 4 p.m. Friday. Funeral service from the funeral home Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 10 a.m., then to St. Francis Xavier Church, Tilbury for Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation appreciated. Online memories may be shared at

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