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Mary Terpstra

January 1, 1956 — May 29, 2021

Peacefully and surrounded by the love of her family she went to be with her Lord on Saturday, May 29th at Alexandra Marine & General Hospital in her 66th year.

Survived by siblings Emma (Henk) Boersen, Julie (Martin) Van Bakel, Nick (Catherine) Terpstra, Herman (Rosemary) Terpstra, Joe (Miriam) Terpstra, twin sister Joanne De Brabandere and brother Mike Terpstra, sister-in-laws Hennie Terpstra and Catherine Terpstra.

Favourite aunt to many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Sadly, missed by her housemates Debra and Corrine, and all her caregivers at Community Living.

Predeceased by parents Nicolaas & Johanna Terpstra, siblings Helen Terpstra, Margaret (Bill) Van Nes, Patricia Armstrong, Ben and Charlie Terpstra, nephews Nick Van Nes, Brian Terpstra and Chris Terpstra also her special friend Alf McKee, and her soul sister Debbie Williams.

Due to COVID restrictions a private Catholic Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday June 1st at 10 am at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Please join via live stream on our facebook page

Interment in St. Ambrose Cemetery, Brussels.

Rev. Vince Gulikers officiating.

 In lieu of flowers and as expressions of sympathy donations to Alexandra & Marine General Hospital or St. Peter’s Catholic Church would be appreciated.

Donations and cards of sympathy may be sent to Box 340, Brussels.

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Service Schedule

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Catholic Mass

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St Peter's Catholic Church

156 North St, Goderich, ON N7A 2V3

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