August 11, 1927 – March 14, 2017
Bontje, Henry Gerard – Passed away on March 14, 2017 at Wentworth Lodge, Dundas. Dear husband of Virginia. Loving father of Patricia Hanley MacLeod and her husband, David, and Thomas and his wife, Clara. Best Bobber to Christopher and Jeffrey MacLeod and Justin and Matthew Bontje. Hank was born in Leiden, The Netherlands, on August 11, 1927 and grew up in occupied Holland. After the war, he served with the Dutch Army in Indonesia for three years. Hank immigrated to Canada in 1951 and then lived in London most of his life. He moved to Wentworth Lodge five years ago when he needed more care. We thank Wentworth Lodge’s staff for their excellent care and kindness. Friends will be received by the family on Saturday, April 1 from 12:00 until the time of Hank’s Service at 1:00 at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, reception to follow. Donations in Hank’s memory to the Salvation Army or the Alzheimer Society will be appreciated.