Vander Maaten, John (Jack)
Passed away on November 7, 2009. He was predeceased by his mother Jessie, father Nicholaas, brothers Lavern and Robert.
He is survived by his loving wife Rose of 55 years, sons; John (Louise) and Alvin, daughters; Shari (Brian), Sharon (Tim), 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren, brother Stein (Donna), sister Marguarite together with many nieces and nephews.
Jack loved hockey, carpentry and the great outdoors. He was generous, loving, a great father, loved children and enjoyed life to the fullest. Jack will be ever loved and sadly missed.
Donations in his memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, PO Box 1225, Comox, B.C. V9N 7Z8 would be appreciated.
A Service of Remembrance will take place on Saturday November 14th, 2009 at 11:00am from Comox Valley Funeral Home, Cremation and Reception Centre, 1101 Ryan Road with Father Paul Murphy officiating.