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HEEMSKERK, Peter Cornelis

October 28, 1928 – Amsterdam, Holland
August 4, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Peter Heemskerk beloved husband of Jo Heemskerk (nee Backs), of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the age of 90 years.

Besides his loving wife Jo, Peter is survived by his children and their spouse, Pat, Lee and Diane, and Chris.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church (7624 – 39th Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB) Friday, August 9, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church (7624 – 39th Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB) on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the Church Hall. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com.

Memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor’s choice due to a flower allergy.

In living memory of Peter Heemskerk, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE NW, CALGARY, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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  1. Myrna McDonald

    Dear Jo, Mom and I were so sorry to hear of Peter’s passing — we will miss seeing him, please don’t be a stranger, we will miss you at Bow View. Our deepest sympathy is with you and your family.
    Helen Henderson and Myrna McDonald.

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  2. Cindy McIntyre

    Dear Jo,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Peter fulled our Day Program with lots of laughter and smiles.
    He was truly a wonderful man. Cindy.ADP

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  3. Mary and Mike Heemskerk

    Dear Jo, Pat, Chris, Lee and Diane,
    Although we have not seen Pete for many years he will forever be in our heart. You and the family have been remembered in our daily rosary and we will continue to pray for you all.
    Love and prayers,
    Mary and Mike

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  4. Dear Jo
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. It has been man-years since we have seen you but you are always in our thoughts. Pete is resting in the arms of his Lord and waits the day you two will be reunited again. God bless you and keep you well. May his arms wrap around you and bring you comfort. Sorry we were not here to celebrate his life with you.
    Love and prayers
    Garry and Dorothy

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  5. Don & Marg Weber

    Dear Jo and family
    We were out-of-town so did not know about Peters passing until we returned. Our sympathy to you and your family. Remember the good times. God Bless, Don and Marg Weber

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  6. Debbie Tait (Ries)

    Jo
    So sorry of your loss. May God be with you during this time os sorrow. My thought and prayers are with all of you.

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  7. Randy and Karen Backs

    Jo
    Sorry for your loss . Karen and I were out of the province and heard of Uncle Peter’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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