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Johanna Elizabeth (née Wesselink) Burgers (VanRooyen)

June 28, 1937 ~ October 12, 2020 (age 83)



BURGERS (VanRooyen)(nee Wesselink), Johanna Elizabeth – Passed away peacefully at Woodstock Hospital surrounded by her family on Monday, October 12, 2020. Johanna E. Burgers of Woodstock in her 84th year.  Beloved wife of the late William VanRooyen (1988) and the late Anthony Burgers (2016).  Loved mother of Alexander (Anne) VanRooyen, Jo-Anne (Shawn) Shea, Frederick (Patricia) VanRooyen, William (Trish) VanRooyen, Tony (Yoke) VanRooyen and John (Mary Paula) VanRooyen.  Cherished grandmother of Angela VanRooyen, Eric (Amanda) VanRooyen, Justin (Jen) VanRooyen, Patrice (James) McGillivray, Tara (Jordan) Micko, Billy Joe VanRooyen, Rebekah (Josh) Clifford, Charlotte VanRooyen and Justin (Bethany) MacDonald and forever remembered by 20 great grandchildren.  Dear sister of Albert Wesselink and sister in law to Helena VanDerVecht, Anthony (Marie) VanRooyen, and Alexander VanRooyen. Step mother to Janet, Corrie, Albert and their families. Predeceased by sister Diane (Henry) Ranter, brother-in-law Homer VanDerVecht and step-son Henry.  Friends will be received at the Brock and Visser Funeral Home 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock (519-539-0004) on Thursday October 15th 2020 from 1-3 pm.  (Masks required).  A private family service will be held later.  Interment will take place at the Mt. Herbert Cemetery, Bethel, PEI at a later date.   If desired contributions to the Woodstock Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Parkinson Foundation would be appreciated.  Personal condolences may be viewed and shared at


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October 15, 2020

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Brock and Visser Funeral Home
845 Devonshire Avenue
Woodstock, ON N4S 8Z4

Private Service

Brock and Visser Funeral Home
845 Devonshire Avenue
Woodstock, ON N4S 8Z4


Woodstock Hospital Palliative Care Unit
310 Juliana Drive, Woodstock ON N4V 0A4
Tel: 1-519-421-4211

Parkinson Foundation

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
P.O. Box 460 STN. K, Toronto ON M4P 9Z9

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