Truusje G. "Trish" VanBeers, 72, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away peacefully surrounded by family Monday, March 25, 2013. She was born Feb. 25, 1941, in Amsterdam, Holland, to the late Pieter and Truusje VanDerpol.
Truusje is survived by her husband of 50 years, William VanBeers; two children, daughter, Truusje (Salvatore) Marmeno of Hilton Head Island, S.C.; son, William (Sheryl) VanBeers of Stafford, Va.; three granddaughters, Brienna and Dominique Marmeno of Hilton Head, S.C., and Samantha VanBeers of Warwick, N.Y.; three sisters, Connie (Walter) VanBeers of Punta Gorda, Dikkie VanGulden of Punta Gorda and Peggy McNally of Port Washington, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews.
Truusje loved cooking, crochet and spending time with her family. She was a Lodge Inner Guard at the West Citrus Elks Lodge
where she has been a member for many years.
A memorial celebration of her life will be at the West Citrus Elks Lodge at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her memory to Hospice of Citrus County, P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464.