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Harry Vander-hoek

July 26, 1927 - May 3, 2015

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Harry was born on a farm in Abbotsford.  He met and married Audrey Evans of the Mt. Lehman area in 1952 and served in the RCN for 25 years as a Chief Petty Officer.  In 1973 Harry and Audrey moved back to Abbotsford where he worked at Empress Foods, Brookside Egg Plant,  at Sevenoaks Mall as Operations Manager and the Matsqui Institute.  Harry retired in 1988 and enjoyed woodwork, gardening, camping, fishing and wintering in Arizona.   He is survived by his loving wife Audrey (of almost 63 years);  three children June (Bob) Alspaugh, Stu (Sheila) and Wayne (Colleen); 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; brothers Ted, George and Dick, sisters Jen, Nellie, Leona and Cora and other family members and friends.  Harry was predeceased by his parents Angela (Bos) and John; sisters Toots and Martha (Jackie) and eldest brother Peter.  There will be no service at the family’s request.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the BC Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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From: jennifer schmidtke
Relation: hairdresser

My deepest sympathy to all the family. Harry will be missed very much. His smile always brighted the day, Audrey i send you a hug to share with the family. God bless

From: Patricia Niles
Relation: Friend of June

Trevor and I are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father, June, and grandfather to your sons. Praying for your comfort and strength as you and your family go through mourning. Hugs, Patricia and Trevor

From: Karen Marcellus(Manners)
Relation: I was the Administration Secty. At Sevenoaks

Sorry to hear of Harry’s passing. We had many fond years at Sevenoaks together. I remember Audrey and the family well. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad and trying time. Sincerely, Karen (Manners) Marcellus

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