Jacob Arie Lagerwerf of Parkhill passed away peacefully at Chartwell Long Term Care on Saturday, July 18, 2020, in his 90th year with his twin sister by his side..
Beloved husband of Iva Bullock (1992) and survived by his wife, Bessie (Earle). Father of Danny, Judy (2012) and Luc Gagnon, Paul Lagerwerf and Sue Rogers, Karen and Steve Keyes. Jacob was the proud Grandfather of Nigelle and Mark, Josh and Krysti, Kayla, Haylee, Kelsee, Erica & Sean, Emily and fifteen great-grandchildren.
Jacob was bless with stepdaughters Anne Daponte, Jane Kazuk and his step Grandchildren, Amanda, Sarah, Megan and Dylan (2017).
Jacob is survived by his twin sister, Johanna (Anna) Eagleson, in-laws, Ruby Lagerwerf, Duncan Mclachlan, Wilma Lagerwerf. Dorothy, Phoebe(deceased), Margaret, Winnifred, Jean, Hazel, George, and Gordon. Also remembered by the families of George, Clara, Verna, Nola and Audrey Bullock.
Jacob is predeceased by his parents, Arie and Maartje (van Belle) Lagerwerf, brothers, Walter and Marjorie Lagerwerf, Jan Lagerwerf, sister Mary Mclachlan and brother in-law, Graham Eagleson.
Family and friends continue to remember Jacob with a life filled with serving and marked skills as a farmer, carpenter, electrician, a true handyman.
A graveside visitation will take place on Friday, July 24, 2020 from 9:30am-11am at the Parkhill Cemetery followed by a service at 11 with Rev. Mark Isaac officiating. Please use the RSVP button located below the service details if you will be attending for contact tracing.
Arrangements are entrusted to M.Box & Son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street in Parkhill. Please leave a memory or condolence online at www.GilpinFuneralChapel.com
All have been affected by the recent changes due to COVID-19. Please be advised there is a 100 person maximum permitted at the cemetery. Please click on the RSVP button below the service details if you will be attending for required contact tracing. For further information on directives from the Bereavement Authority of Ontario please click the link here: https://thebao.ca/covid-19-update-links.