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KUIPERS, Captain John - Peacefully, with Joanne by his side on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, at age 56.

John Kuipers, dearly loved husband of Joanne (nee Sytsma).

Loved father of Amanda (Edward McLean), Lindsay (Ash Nahle) and Chelsea (Patrick Lapienis).

Loving grandfather of Ewan.

Dear son of Nelly and the late John Kuipers.

Cherished brother of Janet Seymour, the late Wilma Vanginhoven (John) Sandra Burghraef-Burbine (the late Jim and the late Rob), Jim Kuipers (Kim), Eleanor Wielemaker (Ken), Ron Kuipers (Diana) and Jennifer Vanderkooi (Roger).

Johnny’s larger than life personality will be missed by everyone who knew him.  

A private family service was held on Wednesday, April 1st. A public Celebration of his life will be held after the COVID-19 pandemic has been resolved.

If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Oak Ridges Hospice of Durham Ltd. 

“This is his last flight”