Posted: November 15th, 2016

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PETER “PIET” VAN SLUYS passed away peacefully at the Providence Care Centre in Calgary on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at the age of 91 years.

Piet is survived by his children Dick (Lorrie) Van Sluys of Calgary, Rick Van Sluys of Lethbridge, Sophia (Warren) Bardy of Vancouver and Robert (Donna) Van Sluys of Edmonton, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren, three sisters Janny in den Bosch, Nel (Andy) DeKok and Matty (John) Vanee, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife Charlotte Van Sluys, his parents, brother and sister-in-law John and Janny Van Sluys, brother and sister-in-law Andy and Francis Van Sluys and brother-in-law Morris in den Bosch.

Piet was born in ‘s-Heerenhoek, Zeeland in the Netherlands on August 3, 1925. He married Charlotte Kaat in January 1951. In June 1953 they immigrated to Canada along with their oldest son Dick. Piet became a journeyman welder; residing in Fort Macleod and later in Lethbridge.

Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.

A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Hans Overduin officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Lethbridge.

Many thanks to caring staff at Providence Care Centre in Calgary and St. Therese Villa in Lethbridge. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Providence Care Centre, 149 Providence Boulevard SE, Calgary, AB, T2X 0X2 or St. Therese Villa, 253 Southgate Blvd S, Lethbridge. AB, T1K 2S1.

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2 Condolences for “VAN SLUYS, Peter”


    Very sorry to hear of the passing of your father.We have not seen Dick for some time,but still think kindly of him. We wish you the best Dick.We still live in HIGH RIVER.Give us a call when you have time.

  2. Hank and Stella Arnoldussen says:

    Dick and Lorrie
    Sophia and Warren
    Robert and Donna
    and extended families

    Our heart felt condolences for the passing away of your dear father, grandfather and great grandfather.(my thoughts go back to the time we spent together as families) May you be given strength for these difficult and sad days. An empty place has come in the midst of the family. Dick you especially will feel this since you no more can go to visit him almost everyday. May the Lord be mindful of us all

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