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John "Jopie" Visser

April 26, 1955 — January 19, 2024

Sprucedale

Peacefully at home with his wife, daughter and best friend Bear by his side on Friday, January 19, 2024.  Survived by his beloved wife Catherine Visser (nee Synnott).  Loving daughter Kimberly and loving grandchildren Austin, Natalie, Cooper and his buddy Bear.   Predeceased by his father Klaas Visser (1959), survived by his mother Janet, sisters Anne and Mary and brother Bill.  He will be missed by many other family members and great friends.  

A special Thanks to Dr. Rebecca Kent and registered nurse Norma Connolly from Hope Huntsville Palliative Care Team for all their help.  Thank you to Jessica the nurse from Care Partners for all her visits and help taking great care of John.  Also a Thank you to Kathy & Kirsta from Community Paremedics for their great job tending to John. 

Family will receive friends at the Opatovsky Funeral Home- Dempster Chapel on Friday, January 26, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 1:00 p.m.   

If desired, donations to Hope Huntsville Palliative Care Team, Community Paremedics, Care Partners or Huntsville Hospital would be gratefully acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.  

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Visitation

Friday, January 26, 2024

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Opatovsky Funeral Home - Dempster Chapel

210 Ontario Street, PO Box 39, Burk's Falls, ON P0A 1C0

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Memorial Service

Friday, January 26, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Opatovsky Funeral Home - Dempster Chapel

210 Ontario Street, PO Box 39, Burk's Falls, ON P0A 1C0

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