Dirk van de Pol
It is with great sorrow that the family of Dirk van de Pol announces the passing of their much beloved father, opa, grandfather and uncle on July 15, 2015. He was born in Ede the Netherlands to Elbert and Willempje van de Pol (Davelaar) on May 8, 1927. He immigrated to Canada with his wife and two children in April of 1952. He is predeceased by his devoted wife, Dirka in December of 2006. Also by a brother, Gerrit van de Pol and two sisters, Heintje van Hierden and Corrie Goor. One remaining sister, Jantje van den Brink still resides in Ede, the Netherlands as well as many nieces and nephews. Also surviving him are his three children, Willy (John) Jansen, Jake (Mary) van de Pol and Elly (Stewart) Geoghegan as well as seven grandchildren, Steve (Helen) Jansen, Deborah (Clarence) van Oosterom, Teresa (Bill) De Rover, Darren (Jen) Jansen, Lisa (Colin) Van Den Brink, Dirk (Michelle) van de Pol and Ryan (Taryn) van de Pol and 26 great grandchildren.
The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to all the staff at Cheam Village for their loving care from December 13, 2012 to July 15, 2015. The funeral took place at the RCNA Church at 10:00 am on July 21, 2015 with Rev. A. Geuze officiating and interment followed at the Chilliwack Cemeteries. Henderson’s Funeral Home Chilliwack in care of arrangements 604-792-1344