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March 1964 - November 2020

Van Pelt, John

Jon Andrew Van Pelt (1964-2020) passed suddenly on November 11, 2020. He was a lifelong resident of Pickering Village and Ajax. He is survived by his lovely bride Wilma and his sons Jake and Mitch, his pride and joy. Sadly missed by his father, Jacobus Van Pelt, sister Marijke (John). He will be lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews Byjonka (Troy (dec.)), Jeff, Rennie (Joe), Courtney (Steve), Leigh-Anna, Darcy, Jonathan; and great nieces and nephews Alec, Camille, Lexxie, Alyssa, Jaxxon, Jacob, Ada, and Zoe. Also missed by family in England by his mother-in-law, Lynn Hamilton, brother-in-law Sim (Sharon), sister-in-law Anne, nieces Chloe and Jade. Jon is reunited with his beloved mother Maaike and brother Jim. He will be forever missed by lifetime friends, coworkers and his racing and football families.Jon will be remembered for his loyalty to his friends and family with whom he shared his passion for sports, travel and music. He will also be remembered for his dedication to the Ajax/Pickering Dolphins Football Organization where he was involved with announcing and refereeing with Jake and Mitchell as members the Ontario Football Officials Association of Durham York.In lieu of flowers, donations to United Way Durham Region would be appreciated.
Visitation will be Thursday November 19, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Service on Friday at 11:00 a.m., by invitation only due to Covid restrictions.
Cremation

Messages of Condolence

Our deepest condolences to you and your family. We were neighbours for many years in Pickering Village . “ The pain you’ve been feelin...
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Bodley’s
Durham Region November 21, 2020
Our deepest condolences from our family. We were neighbours for many years in Pickering Village. “The pain that you’ve been feeling, can...
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Bodley’s
Durham Region November 21, 2020
Wilma, we are very sorry to hear of John's passing. Our deepest condolences to you and your family.
Doug & Sandra Godwin
Albery Crescent, Ajax November 20, 2020
Wilma, Jake and Mitch, Bonnie and I are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts.
Marlon Inniss
Pickering November 20, 2020
Wilma sorry fo the lost of Jim a great man great father and friend Love all xxx
Andre
Quebec city November 20, 2020
Wilma and family, sending our deepest condolences. You will be in our thoughts and our prayers The Parker/Mitschang Family
Rebecca Parker
Whitby November 20, 2020
Sending my deepest condolences on the passing of John.
Victoria Tunney
Oshawa November 19, 2020
Wilma and family please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your beloved husband John. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Nina Orzel
Albery Cres. Ajax November 19, 2020
To Wilma, Jake and Mitch, our deepest condolences to you. We are truly sorry for your loss. The Johnson's
Phil Johnson
Ajax November 19, 2020
My condolences on the death of Jon. Hopefully it will be possible to experience the farewell via Zoom. We are with you in our minds. Le...
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Annie de Wijs
Zoetermeer Holland November 18, 2020
Wilma, Jake and Mitch, I am so sorry for your loss. I am completely in shock and I don't really know where to start in all honesty. Bein...
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Lee Grout
England November 18, 2020
Wilma, Jake and Mitchell, I am so very sorry for your tremendous loss. My heart breaks for all of you. He loved you all so very much. W...
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Susan McMillan
Whitby November 17, 2020
Sincere condolences to Wilma, Jake and Mitch. RIP John. With love and fond memories. Michelle Thompson
Michelle Thompson
Courtenay, BC November 17, 2020

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