Else Woudstra (nee Stam)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Else Woudstra (nee Stam) on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in her home in Brampton, Ontario at the age of 85. Else was predeceased by her beloved husband of 41 years Hans Woudstra, loving husband Bernard Quigley of 9 years, son Yvo Woudstra, and grandson Nicholas Harry Rissis. Dear mother of Janine MacDonald and husband Iain of Toronto, Andrea Woudstra and husband Will Heatherington of Orillia, Anno (Andy) Woudstra and partner Josie Dalusong of Keswick, Yvo Woudstra (deceased) and wife Sue of Creemore, Else Grech and husband Paul of Mississauga, Kristie Woudstra and husband Maurizio DiVito of Mississauga, Dia Woudstra and husband James Rissis (deceased) of Toronto, Marnie Woudstra and husband Shawn McLeod of Toronto, and Kyra Woudstra and husband Gerard McDonald of Toronto. Will also be missed by all her 18 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 109 Reynolds Street, Oakville on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 10 am-11am followed by a Celebration of Life at 11 am. Reception to follow. Expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.