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Willy Verbakel

In Loving Memory


Born in Sarnia, Ontario

July 24, 1956

Died in Sarnia, Ontario

May 28, 2015

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Verbakel; Willy 


Suddenly, at his residence on Thursday May 28, 2015, in his 59th year. Son of the late William (Bill) Verbakel (2011) and Johanna (Anna) Verbakel (2013). Brother of Johanna Brownlee and her husband Brad and Mary Nicolai and her husband Pete. Uncle to four nieces and nephews; Ryan (Aiden) Brownlee, Jenna (James) Grant. Leah (Wes) Brownlee and Kristen (Ian) Nicolai. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held at a later date. Remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family online in “Willy’s Guestbook” at Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St Joseph’s Hospice.



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Lakeview Crematorium


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So sorry about your loss of Bill we will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers
joe and barb de wetering
exeter  ontario  canada
Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Johanna, Mary and families
My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you with the loss of your brother, just never know what life has ahead of us and losing someone so close is just not something we are ever prepared to do. Take care and know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers
Deb Vannieuwenhuyze (Brandon)
Sombra  Ont  Canada
Thursday, June 4, 2015

Johanna and Mary and families - so sorry to hear about Bill's passing. You are in our thoughts.
Cathy an Vic Cichonski
Sarnia  Ontario  Canada
Wednesday, June 3, 2015

We here at Capel manor want to express our deepest condolances to your families...
he was our family here and we'll miss him ... God bless you Willie we'll meet you again in our father's kingdom one day ...
I hope God has a fishing pole for you to catch a big one ...
Smile you were loved here bud.
230 Capel st manor sarnia ont ca
brinda hunt
sarnia  ont  canada
Wednesday, June 3, 2015

I am so very sorry for your loss. My condolences to all.
Kathy Elliott
Bright's Grove  ON  Canada
Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Even though we did not see Bill very much over the years, my best memories of him are when "Sarnia" would come to visit us at the farm in Kinkora. He is now with your mom and dad - may he rest in peace. Our sympathies to you all!!
Jane & George Zwep
Brussel  On  Canada
Wednesday, June 3, 2015

I am so sorry to hear of Bill"s passing. He is now with your mom and dad. I am sure they are having a great reunion. My prayers are with you and your family at this time.
SARNIA  ON  Canada
Wednesday, June 3, 2015

My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Mary Ann Kennedy
Waterloo  Ontario  Canada
Tuesday, June 2, 2015


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