J. DAVID VERKERK
1924 – 2006
Passed away peacefully May 24th at Creekside Manor, Maple Ridge. Survived by his loving wife Elinor, son Jim, daughters Ruth (Patrick Adams), Anne (Dave Wahn), and grandchildren of whom he was so proud, Dominique and Philippe Adams, Tyler, Tiffany, and Taryn Verkerk, Eric and Graeme Wahn. Also survived by his brother Bill in Fernie, B.C., sister-in-law Ina MacKirdy, and nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers Luke, John, and Henry, and by his sister-in-law Enid Dearing. Dave will be remembered for his early years of work with the United Church and later years as a teacher. He will especially be remembered for his beautiful singing voice that he shared with us all. A reception in Dave’s memory will be held on Monday, May 29th at 1:00 PM at the Ridge Meadows Senior’s Centre, 12150 – 224th Street, Maple Ridge. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Society of B.C., #600 – 890 West Pender Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6C 1J9.
MAPLE RIDGE FUNERAL CHAPEL (Osborn’s) Ph: 604-463-8121.