Walter Piersma

Walter Piersma

1930 - 2020

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June 5,1930 - May 15,2020 In his 90th year Walter went Home to be with his Lord and Saviour on Friday May 15, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Ontario . Beloved husband of the late Rose (Buma) for 61 years. Loving father of Betty & Cor Adema, Harry & Triena Piersma, Stan & Jane Piersma, Alice Daling, Evelyn & Dick Zandstra and Roy & Henri Piersma. Grandfather (Pake) of 22 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. In 1949 Walter arrived in Canada from Holland at age 19 years. It was here that he met Rose and they were married in 1952. Dad was a farmer at heart but he also loved carpentry and camping. They loved to travel and they spent a lot of winters in Florida with family. Dad loved playing cards even recently beat us at 5 Crowns. Both Dad and mom came from large families and most have predeceased him. Dad loved and served God his whole life, church life was very important to him. Due to current social limitations a Family service will be held on Monday May 18th at 1 pm. Anyone is welcome to attend virtually, a Microsoft Teams link is available below. Memorial Donations may be made to Knox Christian School. To view the live stream service, please copy & paste the following link in a new window:

Funeral Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday, May 18, 2020
Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home
53 Division St.
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
(905) 623-5668