Gerda Willemien Hesselink (nee te Winkel )

Formerly of Drayton passed away peacefully at the Chartwell Nursing Home, Elmira, on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Jan (John) Hesselink (1994).  Cherished mother of Bert and Pam Hesselink of Freelton,  and Ab and Bonnie Hesselink of Elora.   Dear grandmother of  Martin and Emma Hesselink of Newmarket, and great grandmother of their children Sienna, Emily and Dylan. Grandmother of Christa Hesselink of Burlington,  and the late Todd Hesselink (1999).

Predeceased by her parents, Christiaan Albert te Winkel and Willemina Roerdinkholder of the Netherlands, and her siblings Johanna, Jana, Hanna (Bernard) tenPas, Leida, Jan, Truida, Bertha, Drika, Hendrik, Mien and Herman. Sister-in-law of Dinnie Hesselink, Hylke Wynja, Bert and Dinie te Winkel and  Henry and Lillian te Winkel. Predeceased by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law  Truida and Gerrit Roerdinkholder, Henry Hesselink, Dinie Wynja and Hennie te Winkel.

The family will receive friends at the Drayton Reformed Church, 74 Wellington Street, South, Drayton, on Friday, August 30, 2019  from 2 pm to 4pm, and 6 pm to 8 pm.  The Funeral Service will be held in the Drayton Reformed Church on  Saturday, August 31, 2019, at 11:00 am  followed by interment in the Drayton Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy and in lieu of flowers,  the family would appreciate donations to World Relief and Words of Hope Ministry.