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Anthony Peter Oerlemans

May 21, 1928 - July 18, 2021

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Anthony (Tony) Peter Oerlemans on Sunday, July 18, 2021, in his 94th year, at University Hospital, London Ontario. As per his desire, Tony passed away peacefully in his sleep.

Tony was a beloved husband, dad, ‘Grampa’, and ‘Opa’. In 1953, he solely immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands and was very proud of being a Canadian.

Tony will be missed and remembered fondly by his wife, Betty; daughters Jo-Ann (Mark) Thibideau and Carol (John) Howe. Missed by his grandchildren Michelle (Mike) Dench, Ty Thibideau, Nicole Braber (Dale Percival), and his great-grandchildren Vaughn Dench, Warren Dench, Tatum Thibideau, and Georgia Thibideau.

Tony is predeceased by his daughter Janet (2019), his parents, and his siblings.

A private family service will be held at Northview Funeral Chapel and Cremation Centre, 1490 Highbury Avenue North, London, followed by interment at St. Peters Cemetery.

As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to LHSC Palliative Care Program or Humane Society London and Middlesex. To leave an online condolence or make a donation, please click the links to the left of the obituary.

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Betty, Carol and sincere condolences. Tony, indeed your family, touched my life. G(erard) Baetens xo

~ Gerard Baetens

We are sorry to hear about Tony, he was a very kind man with a great deal of integrity. He always loved a good joke and we always enjoyed the time we spent with him. We will miss him. All the best to your family and we are thinking of you. Brian, Kim and Tyler Jackson.

~ Brian Jackson

Rest in peace Tony, you will always be remembered.

~ Rob & Isella Percival

(Donated to London Health Sciences Foundation - Palliative Care Program )

~ Brian Jackson

(Donated to London Health Sciences Foundation - Palliative Care Program )

~ Sheila Robinson

(Donated to Humane Society London & Middlesex)

~ Bruno Pedrech

Mr O and Barney enjoying coffee together !! Wonderful memories!

~ Adrianna Schwab

Thinking of you Carol and your family.

~ Michelle Farrell

Extending heartfelt condolences at this difficult time.

~ Alexandra Wood

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