Visitation

2-4 and 7-9 pm Friday, March 28

Service

10 am Saturday, March 29 at Harris Funeral Home

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Donations

In lieu of flowers and for those wishing to make a donation in his memory, please consider The Boys and Girls Club of London, 184 Horton St., London, ON N6B 1K8 or the Kiwanis Club of Thames Valley Fanshawe.

 

50 Years

CARING • HELPFUL • TRUSTED

Paul Onderwater

Death Notice

ONDERWATER Suddenly in the Dominican Republic, Sunday March 2, 2008, while on vacation, Paulus Leonardus Onderwater of London in his 82nd year. Survived by loving companion and best friend Carolyn Brown (Soderman). Paul was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth Onderwater (Schwanz) 2001. Dearly loved father of Annette Daemen (Harry), Paul, Michele Heisler (William), Tom (Jennifer), Jeff (Nancy). Loving and proud Opa of Rachel (Jeff), Andrea, Robert (Amanda), Adrian, Stephanie, Vanessa (Bill), Dominic, Marc, Matthew, Kris, Jordan and Melissa. Great-Grandchildren Robbie, Daemen, Avery and Theresa. Lovingly remembered by step-grandchildren Bill (Angie), Bob and Nick. Born in Leidschendam, Holland, August 16, 1926 he was predeceased by his parents Margretha de Winter and Cornelius Onderwater, brothers and sisters Piet, Jan, Marie, Leen, Riek, Jo, Leny, Nelly. Survived by brother Cor (Nel) and extended families mostly in Holland. Also loved by stepchildren Judy Kerr (Randy) Pauline Schwanz and extended families. Paul worked at Victoria Hospital, South Street Campus for almost 40 years, retiring as Charge Hand Painter in Engineering Services. He was a member of St Andrew the Apostle Church, the Dutch Canadian Club, the Boys and Girls Club of London and The Kiwanis Club as well as other local volunteer groups. Paul enjoyed life with a passion for family, travel, music and dancing and there were always Opa's rules. Friends may call on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at James A. Harris Funeral Home 220 St. James Street at Richmond, where the funeral service will be held Saturday, March 29 at 10 a.m. Interment St. Peters Cemetery.