John (Johannes van den Tillaart

John (Johannes) van den Tillaart of Armstrong passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 19, 2006, at Vernon. Aged 90 years. He lived at home with family around until his last day. Born in Holland on January 16, 1916, John and his wife Marie immigrated to Canada in 1948 with the dream to own a dairy farm. He realized his life’s goal and much more throughout his years in Deep Creek. John is remembered lovingly by his wife of 57 years ~ Marie, six children ~ Corrie (Larry) Loomes, Mary (Dave) Veale, Caroliena (Bruce) Turner, Adriaan (Charlotte) van den Tillaart, Tony (Susan) van den Tillaart, Margaret (Pat) Zerr and his twelve grandchildren. Dad and Grandpa, we thank you for the gift you have been to us; the life lessons you taught, the values you lived by and the example of a life well lived. All are welcome for Prayers 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 23, and Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 24, 2006 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Father Leo Boyd, Celebrant. Interment in Armstrong Spallumcheen Cemetery. Condolence messages may be emailed to pafsarmstrong@telus.net. Arrangements in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, Armstrong. 546-7237.