Entered into rest at Westgate Lodge on Monday, May 31st, 2021, in his 84th year. Dear son of the late Hendrikus & Joanna van de Ven. Beloved husband of Florence Anna van de Ven (Chanda). Cherished father of Melissa Susan Cross (Thomas), Belleville. He is predeceased by his son Steven van de Ven and by two infants at birth. Also lovingly remembered by grandson, Jeffry Cross (Laura), Belleville, granddaughter, Shalyn Leah Cross, Belleville, his siblings and many nieces and nephews. Cremation has already taken place.
Visitation will be held at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville, on Tuesday, June 8th during the following times (1:00-1:20pm, 1:30-1:50pm, 2:00-2:20pm, 2:30-2:50pm, 3:00-3:20pm, 3:30-3:50pm, 6:00-6:20pm, 6:30-6:50pm, 7:00-7:20pm, 7:30-7:50pm, 8:00-8:20pm, 8:30-8:50pm). Those wishing to attend any of the visitation times listed, are required to send a request to; email@example.com or by calling 613-968-2273 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Please see thebao.ca for information on current restrictions.
A Private Funeral Mass will be held at the Church of St. Michael the Archangel. The Mass will be Live Streamed, starting at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
The Mass will also be available to listen to through FM1-89.7 in your vehicle at St. Michaels Church parking lot. You must remain in your vehicle.
Inurnment to follow at St. James Cemetery.
The family extend their gratitude to the staff of Westgate Lodge for their unwavering care and support. If desired, donations to the Alzheimers Society or the Loyalist Humane Society, Picton, would be appreciated by the family.