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123 King Street East
Forest, ON N0N 1J0
Phone: 1-844-445-7467
Sylvia Van der Wal

Sylvia Van der Wal

Monday, April 7th, 1947 - Sunday, January 10th, 2021
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Sylvia Van der Wal - Remembered With Love from Gilpin Funeral Chapel on Vimeo.

Sylvia (Sytske) Van der Wal a resident at Oneida First Nation LTC, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 10, 2021, at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital in St. Thomas at the age of 73.

Born in the Netherlands, Sylvia grew up with her brothers Hylke (Ann), Richard (Helena), Bill (Dianne), Henry (Nilda), and Mark; the only daughter of the late Taeke and Henderike Van der Wal.

Sylvia enjoyed the sunshine on the beach and her stuffed baby dolls. She will always be remembered for her value of family and faith. A woman who simply loved loving people. She is with Jesus now.

A private funeral service will take place at the Warwick Cemetery on Monday, January 18, 2021 at 1pm with Reverend George Lubbers officiating. The RSVP Service Tab is available to register contact tracing information for the private family service. Sylvia's family would like to sincerely thank the Elgin Pact Team for their personal care with Sylvia. Donations are appreciated in Sylvia's name to the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital.

Arrangements are entrusted to Gilpin Funeral Chapel, 123 King Street East in Forest, 519-786-4964. Please leave a memory or condolence online at
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    Monday, January 18th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Monday, January 18th, 2021 1:00pm
    Warwick Cemetery
    Digby Street
    Warwick, ON
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    A publicly attended visitation and funeral service will not take place due to COVID-19 conditions. Current restrictions are in place with contact tracing required. The maximum is 10 attendees, including clergy, in an entire facility at one time, not counting funeral staff, across Ontario. This applies to indoor or outdoor funeral gatherings, regardless of location or venue. Please use the RSVP Service Tab to include your personal information for the private family service.
    Reverend George Lubbers
  • Interment

    Monday, January 18th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Monday, January 18th, 2021 1:00pm
    Warwick United Church Cemetery
    Digby Street, Digby Street
    Warwick, ON N0M 2S0
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The Junction Church

Posted at 07:18pm
Sylvia was a happy woman at our church. She just loved babies! After church she would seek them out or parents would bring them to her. On behalf of The Junction Church, a donation has been made in memorium of Sylvia to St Thomas Elgin-General Hospital. We offer our condolences to the family of this special woman.

Gerry and Trudy

Posted at 10:04am
Sylvia had such a beautiful smile, and her contributions to our Friendship Club circle at The Junction church in St Thomas will always be remembered with appreciation. Condolences to the Van Der Wal family. Gerry and Trudy Prins

Jack Geerts

Posted at 06:03pm
Sending our condolences to all the Van der Wal family from Julia & Jack Geerts, Warwick Township.

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