Obituary of Dirk Jan Fintelman
FINTELMAN, Dirk “Dick” –
Passed away peacefully on Friday March 13 2020 at River Glen Haven LTC in his 86th year. Cherished husband to Verna for 61 years. Loving father to Albert (Melanie), Rick (Diana), John (Georgia-Lea), and Deborah (David). Beloved grandpa (papa) to Erica (Brian), Brent, Joel (Elena), Andrew, Jessica (b/f Nick), Timothy, Desiree (b/f David), Benjamin, Gerard, Emily, Lydia, and Jacob. Great-grandpa to Everett. Predeceased by his parents Peter and Evertje, his brothers Rudy, Art, Peter and Arnold. Fondly remembered by his sisters Marie, Eefjie, Jane and his brother Rick. Dear brother in law to Tina, Marion, Jack, Eleanor, Henny, Neil and Ross. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Dick was a fun loving man who was an avid welder, fabricator and designer. He loved his farm work and Belgian horses. Dick was a licensed real estate agent in the Stouffville-Markham area. He served 46 years on the church board. Dick enjoyed a good cup of coffee and visits with friends. He will be truly missed. Family and friends will be received at the DIXON-GARLAND FUNERAL HOME 166 Main Street North (Markham Rd), Markham, on Monday March 16 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. A private family Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Heritage Reformed Church (Bradford) or to a charity of your choice.
**PLEASE NOTE: Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic and announcement from Premier Doug Ford, we are now in a state of emergency and have a limit to the number of guests that can be in attendance within the funeral home. The service will be extended to immediate family only. We appreciate your understanding. If you would like to watch from home, the family has a skype video set up for the service. The information to connect and the link are listed below,
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