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386 Mill Street S.
Newcastle, ON L1B 1C6
Phone: 905-987-3964
Fax: 905-987-3769
Maria de Witt

Maria de Witt

Wednesday, April 23rd, 1930 Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

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Obituary for Maria de Witt

Maria “Miep” de Witt (Petri) born April 23rd 1930 in Den Haag, Holland. Left to be with her Lord on April 9, 2019. Peacefully at home, in Orono Ontario, surrounded by her family and friends after a brief battle with cancer. Dear daughter of Willem and Petronella Petri. Sister of the late Jan Jacob Petri and late Willem Petri and survived by his wife, dear sister in law Mieke. Beloved wife and farming partner of the late Aeilko de Witt to whom she was married for 62 years. Loving mother of John (Lorna) de Witt, Peggy (Ken Hudson) de Witt, Mary Ann (Arnold) Muizelaar, Audrey (Jack) Strikwerda and Bert (Diane) de Witt. Fun loving Granny to 18 grandchildren. Playful Granny to 33 great grandchildren with one predeceased. With energy, love and quiet determination visited the elderly and volunteered for numerous church activities and organizations to the end. Maria served and trusted her Lord faithfully all her life with a desire for everyone to know Jesus’ love. The Little Lady who never grew old will be missed by all who knew her. Visitation will be held at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. Newcastle (905-987-3964) on Friday, April 12th, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the TRULLS ROAD FREE METHODIST CHURCH, 2301 Trulls Rd. Courtice (905-436-2300) on Saturday, April 13th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. In memory of Maria, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Lakeridge Health – Cancer Care.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, April 12th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Newcastle Funeral Home
    386 Mill St S
    NEWCASTLE, ON
    Friday, April 12th, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, April 12th, 2019 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Newcastle Funeral Home
    386 Mill St S
    NEWCASTLE, ON
    Friday, April 12th, 2019
    6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Service

    Saturday, April 13th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Trulls Road Free Methodist Church
    2301 Trulls Rd.
    Courtice, Ontario
    Saturday, April 13th, 2019
    1:00pm

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Margie Johnson

Condolences to Meep's family. So happy she will be reunited with Ko. So many happy memories of Meep, especially sharing tea and suppers at Teresa Wagenaar's home. A kind, beautiful, loving lady who loved life. I hope she is gardening again in the great beyond.
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Donna Rossi

I am so sorry to hear. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Maria was a lovely lady loved by many. Love Donna Rossi
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Margaret Devries

Dear John, Peggy, MaryAnn, Audrey, Bert, Hugs to all of you in this time of sadness. You all have a special place in our hearts. We fondly remember the times we shared with Oom Ko and Tante Miep.
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Adrian Horan

I am so sorry to hear of Maria's passing and extend my condolences to the family. She was such a lovely lady who I always enjoyed speaking with. I always enjoyed teaching with her in Sunday School. She was always smiling and very kind. Maria will be missed, I was blessed knowing her. Blessing to the family, may you be comforted by your memories.
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