SZCZESNY, Margaret Mary (nee van Heeswyk)  –  Passed away unexpectedly at Hilltop Manor, Cambridge, on Thursday April 12, 2018, at the age of 86. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband Ted Szczesny.        

Step-mother of Rinka Smallwood (Kevin), Patricia Lindley (Bill) and Wanda Schaffels (Harold). 

Grandmother of Sarah Shaffels (Scott Neufeld), Eric Schaffels (Kait) and great-grandmother of Emily        Neufeld. 

Daughter of the late Martin and Anna van Heeswyk. Sister of Frank van Heeswyk (Jo-Ann) of Guelph, the late Tony van Heeswyk (Lucy) of Cambridge, Rita Wynen (Adrian) of Drumbo, Willie Jaegers of Cambridge, Bill van Heeswyk (Betty) of St. Mary’s, John van Heeswyk (Mia) of Strathroy and Frances van Boeckel (John) of        Tavistock. Margaret will also be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. 

At Margaret’s request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Gregory’s Roman Catholic Church, 10 St. Gregory’s Dr., Cambridge, on Tuesday April 17, 2018 at 11a.m. 

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Comboni Missionaries or the Canadian Cancer Society.