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123 King Street East
Forest, ON N0N 1J0
Phone: 1-844-445-7467
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Peter Buurma

Peter Buurma

Friday, April 18th, 1924 - Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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Obituary

Peter Buurma of Forest and Strathroy, formerly of the Netherlands died peacefully with family by his side in his 96th year at Strathmere Lodge in Strathroy.

Beloved husband of Jean. Peter and Jean were married and came to Canada in 1950. Peter & Jean raised their family of Harry (Shirley), Donald (1963), Harriet, Teresa (Alastair), and Joyce (Carlo). Peter leaves a legacy in his Grandchildren Glenn (Angela), Ross (Lisa), Bruce (Amy), Roger (Kate), Brian (Jessica), David, Stephanie (fiancé Josh), Eric, Charlie (Lydia), Ashley, Aleah, and Adam Buurma; Andrew(fiancé Laura), and Madeleine Cicchelli, and 29 Great Grandchildren, Kaylee, Austin, Marissa, Brandon, Shanna, Jared, Kelsey, Mason, Marcus, Megan, Jonathan, Kate, Travis, Monica, Nathan, Jenna, Abigail, Maisie, Addie, Allison, Benjamin, Brianna, Kyle, Kimberly, Dylan, Natalie, Andria, William, Weston.

A visitation will take place at Gilpin Funeral Chapel, 123 King Street East in Forest on Friday, February 7, 2020, from 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm, with a third visitation taking place on Saturday, February 8, from 9:30am -10:30am at the Royal Canadian Legion, 58 Albert Street in Forest, followed by a service at 11am. Interment will take place at Beechwood Cemetery.

Special thanks to Strathmere Lodge in Strathroy for the care and compassion shown to Peter and his entire family. In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated in Peter’s name to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Foundation.

Arrangements are entrusted to Gilpin Funeral Chapel, 123 King Street East in Forest, 519-786-4964. Please leave a memory or condolence online at www.GilpinFuneralChapel.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, February 7th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Friday, February 7th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Gilpin Funeral Chapel - Forest
    Address
    123 King Street East
    Forest, Ontario N0N 1J0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    A visitation will take place at Gilpin Funeral Chapel, 123 King Street East in Forest on Friday, February 7, 2020, from 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm, with a third visitation taking place on Saturday, February 8, from 9:30am -10:30am.
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, February 7th, 2020 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Friday, February 7th, 2020 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Gilpin Funeral Chapel - Forest
    Address
    123 King Street East
    Forest, Ontario N0N 1J0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    A visitation will take place at Gilpin Funeral Chapel, 123 King Street East in Forest on Friday, February 7, 2020, from 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm, with a third visitation taking place on Saturday, February 8, from 9:30am -10:30am.
  • Third Visitation

    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am
    Location
    Forest Legion, Branch 176
    Address
    58 Albert Street
    FOREST, ON N0N 1J0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    A final visitation will take place on Saturday, February 8, from 9:30am -10:30am followed by a service at 11am
  • Service

    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Forest Legion, Branch 176
    Address
    58 Albert Street
    FOREST, ON N0N 1J0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    A service will be conducted at Gilpin Funeral Chapel, 123 King Street East in Forest on Saturday, February 8, 2020, from 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm, with a third visitation taking place on Saturday, February 8, 11am.
    Officiant
    Carson Wallace
    Co-Celebrant
    David Lane
    Wayne van den Dries
  • Interment

    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Beechwood Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    FOREST, ON N0N 1J0
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  • Reception

    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 |
    When
    Saturday, February 8th, 2020
    Location
    Forest Legion, Branch 176
    Address
    58 Albert Street
    FOREST, ON N0N 1J0
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Donations

Donations are being accepted for: STRATHROY MIDDLESEX GENERAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION.

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Carl Hlinka

Posted at 11:21pm
We heard that Peter had finished his race while we were in Vancouver. Impressionable times meeting with the Burma family at Uncle Tom’s. Our thoughts are with you.
Carl and Susan Hlinka
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Brenda & Bruce Miner

Posted at 01:40pm
Our sincere condolences to the Buurma family. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.
HL

Hazel Lynch

Posted at 10:00am
Dear Harriet, We are thinking of you and your family at this time. Sending our love and deepest condolences.
Jack & Hazel Lynch
Paradise, NL
JP

Jan & Freja Ploeg

Posted at 07:28am
We will be thinking of you during this difficult time.
LA

Linda Anderson

Posted at 07:24am
Heartfelt thoughts are with you and your family, Harriet, especially today and tomorrow!
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