DePATER, Rev. John
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At the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Friday, March 1, 2013, Rev. John DePater of Morrisburg, age 89. Beloved husband of the late Alice DePater (nee Teunissen). Loving father of Margo (Jack) VanGilst of Finch, Bea (Renny) VanGilst of Elma, Jan (Elizabeth) of Almonte, Alice Douma (Dean Howland) of Ingleside, James (Barb) of Kemptville and Stephen (Sue) of Cornwall. John will be fondly remembered by 23 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his sisters Mya Westervelt, Johanna VanMourik, Hendrika Pul, Janitje Wilbrink, Maartje Droogers, his brothers Hendrik and Leonard and his son-in-law John Douma. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg, on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Williamsburg Christian Reformed Church on Tuesday, March 5th at 11 a.m. Interment New Union Cemetery, Williamsburg. Donations to the Christian Reformed World Relief Fund or Timothy Christian School would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Mar. 4, 2013