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Memories of Cornelius 'Corny' Vlielander

From: Debora Bailey
I am truly sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope the Vlielander family find comfort and strength in Jesus promise along with our heavenly father Jehovah of the earthly resurrection found at John 5:28, 29, when death will be eliminated forever found at Revelations 21:4. Truly, what a glorious and almost unbelievable day that will be! It's a reality though for God cannot lie! 


From: Jacob B. Herrewijnen

Dear Fay and family: Our thoughts  and prayers are with you and your family at this time for the loss of  Cornie.  We have met in the 80-ties a.o. with my visit to Canada and  your visits  to  The Netherland and although this was many years ago, I remember him and you very well.     Also on behalf of my father Pleun Herrewijnen. Jacob and Thea Herrewijnen. Barendrecht, The Netherlands

From: Peggy Herwynen McKinlay
My deepest sympathy goes out to my cousin's family. Love and hugs from Peggy McKinlay (nee Herwynen) and her children (John, Dan, Liz and Marg).


From: Jackie and Alyn Bygate and Family
Sending love and prayers from all our family to yours in this most difficult time. Thinking of you and sending many long distance hugs.


From: Fraser Wilson
My sincere condolences on the passing of "Corney". Attended the OSCVI with him. A very friendly guy in and out of school. I enjoyed our conversations when we would meet. He will be sadly missed by family and his many friends.    Fraser Wilson

From: Larry and Elaine Frook 
To the family of Corny we send our thoughts and prayers as you share your memories of a very fine man Always a pleasure to meet him in Walmart and listen to his amazing tales.

From: Ken and Helen Gerber

Deepest Sympathies in this very difficult time.  You are all in our thoughts and prayers

From: Alex and Connie Pendergast
Sorry for your loss.  You are all on our minds and in our thoughts and prayers


From: Myrna Sprung Casemore
Faye -  My sympathy to you and your family.


From: Paul and Lynn Ramsay
Our sincere condolences to all the Vlielander family.  You are in our thoughts and prayers


From: Alexis and Ron
Dear Fay and Family: I was very saddened to hear of Corny's passing and am thinking of you all. I will always remember,when meeting Corny, his big smile, sense of humour, and his interest in conversation. You just felt better after talking with him. What a wonderful life story to read, a beautiful husband, father and grandfather. Love to you all.     Alexis (McCauley)


From: Marinus Noordermeer
So sorry to hear about your loss. May God supply all your needs in the days ahead. Sorry will not be there tomorrow as I am visiting with family in Indiana.  Marinus. 


From: Krista Herwynen
Dear  Fay and Family!
 So sorry to hear the sad news about Corny - you are in my thoughts and prayers.          Krista H.


From: Diane Stephens
My thoughts and prayers are with you Fay and your family. 


From: Doug Smith
So sorry to hear of Corny's passing. I had the pleasure of being his grade 7 & 8 teacher at Massie. It was always a pleasure meeting Corny and recalling old times.  What a life of complishments!


From: Bob and Joyce Downey
Our deep sympathy in the passing of Corny. Many memories of Massie school days prisoners base baseball and sleigh riding down Massie hill.


From: From: Dan and Rose Boland
We are so sad at the news of Corny's passing. He was such a kind and generous person and we're sure he has been ushered through the Pearly Gates, no questions asked. He was respected and liked by many and will be missed terribly. You are all in our prayers.


From: The Vander Ploeg's
Carolyn, Peter, Josh and Brooklyn sending our condolences on the passing of you dad, father-in-law and Grampa.

Glen, Rhonda, Terra & Scott and David

From: Don and Lori Tanner
Only met you once but the hubby grew up around the corner from you loved finally getting to see your prized collection as you toured us around your property May you rest in peace and may your wife find comfort knowing you're in a better place and you will be missed Sorry we didnt get to spend alot of time that day as you and the wife were off to a sale May your have tons of sales in heaven R.I.P....<3


From: Bruce and Yvonne Skinner

Fay and the entire family Our thoughts are with you At this difficult time What a great life Corny Had -He was a great gentleman Of the Chatsworth community Bruce and Yvonne

From: Sonia Lewko
Carolyn,Peter, Josh and Brooklyn
I am sending heartfelt condolences to you all on the passing of your dad and grandpa. I was only in your dad's presence a few times but he was always a warm smile. Thinking of all of you at this time,         Sonia Lewko

From: Diane Connell
Fay and family...I'm so sorry for your loss. Corney was one of a kind and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time


From: Stephen & Charlene Tanner
Fay and family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time sorry for your loss


From: James McCauley
Cornelius's joyful personality and kindness made him easy to love. His life story is amazing and talents limitless.


From: Mary Both
My heart goes out to you Fay and all your family at this time...may His comfort sustain you--this was my mantra just two months ago-- "My heart is steadfast..." Ps 108


From: Peter Whitten
The Vlielander’s-  Your Husband and Father was a pillar in our community. Corny was an icon. He was brilliant, hard working, successful, generous and clever. He was a survivor and he was authentic. It is a privilege to be your neighbour. You are a part of our fabric. Thank-you. Our condolences to you & yours. God Bless.-    Peter Whitten


From: Heather and Doug Grahlman
We extend our sincere sympathy to Fay and family.  Corny was one of those "special" people.  He loved his community and the people in it.  
He always had a story to tell and loved to get a friendly little jab in about something.  His character will always be remembered.


From: Jessie Campbell
Deepest sympathy to all the family I am a Glendale Yacht Member




From: Karen Murdoch
To Fay and all the Vlielander family I send my deepest condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you. 


From: Jennifer McConnell
My thoughts and prayers are with you. May you hold precious memories close to your heart


From: Allan and Rhonda Mustard
Our condolences to the Vlielander family.  So sorry to hear of your loss.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Allan and Rhonda Mustard


From: Linda Murray
To Fay and family 
My deepest condolences to you all at this time.  Thinking of the chats we had with Corny at The Store while having coffee. 

From: Norm Playter
To Fay and families....It is with much sorrow to learn of Corny's passing at what we will call a young age. I have many memories of times with Corny (and Fay) at shows and of some tough dealings with Corny. Our thoughts are with you at this most difficult time. Norm and Jackie

From: Brian & Rena Mckibbon 
We are sorry to hear about the loss of your father he was a great guy our thoughts are with you.


From: Dale & Doug Gamble

Our hearts and thoughts go out to the entire Vlielander family...Corny will be missed...but you will have great memories to help keep him close to your heart


From: Larry and Dale Emmerson
The Connell family sorry to hear of your loss



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