VAN SLUYS, PeterPosted: November 15th, 2016
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.
To send a condolence, please visit www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com