JASPERSE, Maria "Rita"
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Peacefully, with family by her side, at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Sunday, September 15, 2013, at the age of 96 years. She was born in Boxtel, the Netherlands, daughter of the late Alphonsus and Catharina Van der Poel. Rita immigrated to Canada in 1953 and raised her family in Edmonton, AB. In 1967, she started a new career and worked for Statistics Canada in Ottawa, ON. Survived by her children Frank of Edmonton, Robbert (Shirley) of Victoria, Ellen (Folkert Helleman) of Belleville, and Ron (Vicki) of Ottawa. Predeceased by her husband Tom, daughter Ingrid (John de Bruyn) of Calgary, brothers Frans, Frits, Jan, Fonske and Eduard of the Netherlands and her sister Liesje from St. Jerome Quebec. Also survived by her grandchildren Tracy (Kevin), Kevin (Rebecca), Robyn (Cason), Corinna (Dave), Stephen (Raylene), Alex (Sarah), Nick, Graeme, and Liam and her great grandchildren Elijah, Kiara, Levi, Hayden, Joshua, Sam, Emily, Rhiannon and Melody. Family and friends may pay their respect at
Capital Memorial Chapel and Visitation
Centre, 3700 Prince of Wales Dr.
on Saturday October 12th, after 10 am. The funeral service will be celebrated in the chapel at 11 am, followed by the inurnment. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Ottawa Mission. Condolences, tributes or donations may be made at www.capitalmemorial.ca
Capital Memorial - Ottawa
3700 Prince of Wales Dr
Nepean, ON K2C 3H1
Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Sept. 21 to Sept. 29, 2013