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VANDERWERFF, Robert Frans

September 1, 1956 – Amsterdam, Netherlands
August 7, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Robert Vanderwerff, beloved husband of Erin Vanderwerff (nee Talty) of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the age of 62 years, surrounded by his loved ones.

He will be missed by his loving wife Erin, children, Madelaine (Michael) and Gabrielle (Jennifer); granddaughters, Freija and Clementijn; brother Matt (Jim), along with so many amazing family members and friends near and far.

A Casual Celebration of Life will be held at Reader Rock Café (311-25th Avenue SE) on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Children’s Grief Centre, www.hospicecalgary.ca/childrens-grief-centre. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com

In living memory of Robert Vanderwerff, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. My prayers go out to everyone to help you thru this difficult time. Rob was a wonderful caring man & will be missed.

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  2. Greg Francis and Jennifer Koshan

    We remember Rob and all the joy and fun he created in his presence. Sincere condolences.

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  3. Erin and family,
    Jim and I are so sorry for your loss. I was happy to have met Rob . Such wonderful memories of our visit to Calgary in 1979 with your parents .Sending love from all your New York family.
    Love,
    Eileen and Jim Falconi

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