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Lizabertha "Bep" Rijgersberg


Obituary of Lizabertha "Bep" Rijgersberg

 Lizabertha "Bep" Rijgersberg
Peacefully passed away on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Oakwood Park Lodge, at the age of 90. Bep has been reunited with her beloved husband Hendrik (1976). Loving mother of Hans (Mary), Cornelia (Rene) Smid, Wilhemina (Richard) Florio, Joe (Christina), Nico (Denis), Betty (Hank) Kubiak, Margaret (Peter) Bock, and Audrey (Peter) Read. Cherished Oma of 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandmother of 1. Lizabertha will be lovingly remembered by her family here in Canada and in the Netherlands. As we reflect on her life, we remember a special lady who had a fantastic sense of humour, and was a talented seamstress, knitter and crocheter. Tons of her blankets and throws, were made with love for everyone to enjoy and stay warm. A special thank you to the nursing staff and doctors of Oakwood Park Lodge for taking great care of Bep for the past year. A special thank you to our sister, Margaret for being with Mom, day and night, through the years, especially when our family wasn't able to be present. In accordance with Lizabertha's wishes, cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held at a later date, at Winona (Fifty) Cemetery, Winona. Arrangements are entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). Memorial donations given to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, would be appreciated by the family. 

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Margreet Rijgersberg Nederland
3 years ago

Ik wist niet dat zij was overleden. Nu zijn alle familieleden met de naam Rijgersberg er niet meer.
Sterkte aan de familie in Canada

Agnes Chardonnens
4 years ago

Wishing you all strength in these difficult times. Tante Bep has always been there to us, even if she was far away and I will miss her.

Wil en Irene Chardonnens
4 years ago

Gecondoleerd met dit grote verlies. In gedachte zal tante Bep altijd bij ons zijn. Sterkte voor de hele familie.

Joop Chardonnens
4 years ago

Heel veel sterkte voor allemaal. Van Corrie en Joop en natuurlijk van mijn moeder Jo

Shannon McAvella
4 years ago

Mrs. Rygersberg was always like my 2nd Mom, and she always will be a part of my heart. I have known her since the day I was brought home from the hospital and Mrs. Rygersberg brought her 5 month old daughter Margie over to meet me, and we have been best friends ever since.

I am sorry I could not come home to see Mrs. Rygersberg again, but I am happy my parents and I were able to have dinner with Bep, Corrie, Rene, Willie, Marge, Betty and Audrey years ago.

I would like to send my condolences to all of the Rygersberg family.

Love, Shannon, Carol and Russ McAvella

Dineke Heersma
4 years ago

Dear all, our sincere condoleances from NL. We are sure you will miss Bep, her warmth and love. My mom was always happy to go to Bep, the bag-ladies went shopping. Together with these 2 ladies I travelled through Ontario and Quebec. The fun we had! We will never forget her. Love always❣❤❣


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