Johannes (John) Spruyt


We regret to announce the death on April 23, 2003 of Mr. Johannes (John) Gertrudus Antonius Spruyt, at the age of 76 years. John was a resident of the Vernon area for over 16 years. He was a farmer prior to his retirement, and dearly loved landscaping and gardening. John was an active longtime volunteer with the Mental Health Association and with Vernon Hospice Society. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife of 16 years, Gladys; stepson Cliff (Cecilia) Giroux of Kelowna; and grandson Bennett Giroux. John is also survived by brothers Francis (Corey), Tony (Joan), and Walter (Konnie); sister Trudy (Robert); and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members as well as his many friends. Prayers will be recited at Our Lady Of The Valley Roman Catholic Church in Coldstream on Monday April 28, at 7:00pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated there on Tuesday, April 29, at 10:00 am, with Father Domingo Cedo, celebrant. Cremation will follow. Friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of John to Hospice House, 3506-27th Ave. Vernon, V1T1S4. Arrangements are in the care of VERNON FUNERAL HOME 250-542-0155

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