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MARIA WITTENS (published on October 06, 2011)

MARIA WITTENS It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, sister and aunt on October 3, 2011. She will be extremely missed and lovingly remembered by her daughters, Elly Wittens and Hetty (Stan) Bloomer. Also left to cherish her memory are sisters, Jo van Aert and Betty (Martin) Bosters and Oma Rietje's nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Harold in 1996. Mum was born on February 27, 1929 in Breda, The Netherlands. She married Dad in 1953. They immigrated to Canada with their two daughters in 1958. She worked for Payfair Foods for 25 years until her retirement. She loved to travel, fish, knit, play cards and bingo. Mostly she loved to visit with family and friends until her stroke in 2010. She passed away at Misericordia Health Centre with family by her side. Elly and Hetty wish to thank the 6th floor staff for their compassionate care during the last year of her life. God Bless You. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Klassen Funeral Home, 1897 Henderson Hwy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to: KLASSEN FUNERAL HOME 1897 Henderson Hwy. - 338-0331 Send expressions of sympathy at

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