van der heyden, Carel A.J.M. - "Let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path." Carel, born January 16, 1923, Arnhem, Holland died peacefully, December 22, 2012, at Kelso Villa, Owen Sound, ON. Dear husband of Patricia Anne van der Heyden (nee Peers). Loving father of Susan and her husband Bert IJsselsteijn and Karin and her husband Paul Thomas. Cherished Poppie to Jacob and Elisha Heyden Thomas. Step-grandfather to Paul and Niels IJsselsteijn. Big Brother to Clayton MACDonald. Missed by his family and many friends in Canada and in Holland. Memorial Mass will take place on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11 a.m. at All Saints Church, 1415 Royal York Rd., Etobicoke. Celebration of Life to follow at St. George's Golf Club, 1668 Islington Ave., Etobicoke. More about Carel and online condolences at: As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce or Community Association for Riding for the Disabled (CARD), would be appreciated by the family. "Be Positive and Keep Smiling", share friendship and joy always.

Published in the Toronto Star on Jan. 5, 2013