Jean Verstraete

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It is with fond memories that we, the family say our final farewell to our Mom.

Jean leaves behind three daughters Pat Getty (late Bob), Donna Clapp Turk (Jack) and Gerri Coates (Ken), her step family Jim Verstraete (Marilyn), Tom Verstraete (Val), Joanne Stoehr Brown and Ursula Verstraete (predeceased by Bill).

She is survived by her brother Bill Parker, sister-in-law Alice Parker and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her husbands Earl Dibbley and George Verstraete, her sisters Dorothy Bond, Bessie Turner, Hazel Tanner, and her brothers Harold, Jack, Gordon, Don and Bob Parker.

As per Jeans request, cremation has taken place.  Her family will celebrate her life privately at a later date.

Jean’s family wishes to thank Becky and Jody, her home care nurses.  Special thanks to the staff at the Blenheim Community Village for the excellent care they gave to our Mom in her final days, all of the PSW’s, her Nurse Practitioner and Dr. Perkin.  Special thanks go out to Jenny, Jinny, Laura, Christie, Sarah and Curtis.  Thank you so much for all your support.

Jean Verstaete’s family.

Friends wishing to remember Jean with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Word of Life Church Food Bank.

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I know the loss is great, but you all have such wonderful memories of your mom. I know she is missed by you all and remembered forever. Alice Parker and family

To Jean's Family: Thinking of you with sympathy, prayers and caring.

to Jeans family. My prayers and condolences go out to your family.

You were always so sweet to me an will always remember being you an great grandpa your news papers an getting milk an cookies from you ❤️

Sorry for the family's loss of their mother......

Tom, Val and the Verstraete families, Sincere condolences to the family in the passing of Jean. Share the many great memories you have , and may they bring you comfort in the days and years ahead. Sincerely, Peter and Linda

Deepest sympathy to your family. I did not know your mother before coming to the home, but in the short time Jean was here, she touched my heart. She could be quite witty, and would make me laugh. Her fighting spirit always left me in awe, and l wished l met her earlier. Happy she is no longer suffering, and that she got to go “home”.

My most heart felt sympathies to many of the family ..she was raised a beautiful children she always reminded me of my grandma ..I'm very hearted to hear this

My sincere condolences to to your all, Pat, Donna Geri. She will be missed by all of you! Thoughts and Prayers to you all.

To all of Jeans family. .Our sympathies. Knew Jean for many years. Always a pleasure to meet with her. Keeping all in our prayers.

We are very sorry for your families loss thinking of you throughout this difficult time

Sending our condolences to the family of Jean.

So very sorry for your lossl

So sorry for your loss. Let your fond memories guide you through this difficult time.

What a great life of memories for you! She will be missed. There must be quite a card party going on now!

So sorry for your loss .She had a long good life.Remember all the good times. Love Jacquie and Phil

Pat and Family my sincerest condolences in the loss of your mom

My condolences to all of Jean's family. She was a hard working stubborn lady. Always out weeding. Miss my visits with her. RIP Jean until we meet again.

So sorry to hear about Jean's passing...she will definitely be missed in the neighborhood.