Wilhelmina Pieters

A photo of Wilhelmina Pieters

Service:

St. Mary's Church
Thursday July 13, 2017
10:30 a.m.

Visitation:

Blenheim Community Funeral Home

Wednesday July 12, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 p.m (Parish Prayers at 7:00 p.m.)

Thursday July 13, 2017
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Wilhelmina Isabella Pieters of Chatham and formerly of Blenheim passed away on Sunday July 9, 2017 at the age of 91 years. Wilhelmina was predeceased by her husband Machiel “Mike” Pieters in 1988 and is survived by her seven children; Adriaan & Yvonne Pieters  of Blenheim, Wilhelmina Dent & Hugh Pillon of Windsor, Ellie & John Weales of Oshawa, Gerry & Cynthia Pieters of Kaledon BC, Mike & Mariola Pieters of Edmonton AB, Vince & Louise Pieters of Chatham and Linda Lauzon of Chatham.  She was also proud to be the grandmother of 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.  Also surviving is a sister Door Schroevers-Folker of Holland and two sisters-in-law Truus Van’t Westende and Marie DeJonge-Pieters of Holland.

Wilhelmina enjoyed knitting, crocheting and needlecrafts. She made booties, mittens, bonnets and sweaters for babies and donated them to the hospital auxiliary.  She especially loved any time that she was able to spend with her dog Buddy.

Family and friends are invited to gather at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Parish Prayers will take place at 7:00 p.m.) and again on Thursday morning from 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.  A Funeral Mass for Wilhelmina will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church on Thursday July 13, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.

Friends wishing to remember Wilhelmina with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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Sorry to hear of her passing. I remember she showed me how to hook rugs when I was in high school. She was a really nice lady. My condolences to all who loved her.

I am sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Pieters. Izzy and I really enjoyed our visits with her. She had such a wonderful sense of humour, and always so gracious to both of us. Izzy loved the treats!

We are so sorry that you had to leave here so soon for such a heartbreaking reason. We are praying for you as you say good-by to your beautiful Mother. We are thinking of you and the family during this difficult time. Love and Blessings, Sharon and Ken

Thoughts and prayers to the family. You will have many wonderful memories to celebrate your mothers long and fulfilling life .

Our condolences for the loss of your mother Adrianne and Yvonne>Hold on dearly to all the memories you have with her.Our prayers are with you and your families.

We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Jerry and Jean De Bruyn

Mrs. Pieters was a lovely lady. She will be missed by her children. Our condolences to all but especially Adriaan and Yvonne. Prayers for you

So sorry to hear about your mother

Heel veel sterkte toegewenst met dit verlies. Dag tante Mien, rust zacht.

Sorry for your loss Bob and to your parents and to Tyler, Tressia, and Trevor at the loss of such a wonderful and important person to them and in their lives. Just wanted you to know I will be thinking of you and your family.