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Francis Eugene Van Bommel


Francis Eugene Van Bommel

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Van Bommel, Francis Eugene, age 61, of Grosvenor, Antigonish County passed away in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish on November 14, 2020.

Born in Antigonish, he was the son of Hendrika (Hazen) Van Bommel and the late Johannas "John" Van Bommel.

Francis worked as a diesel mechanic throughout the province for many years.  He loved being out in the woods, fishing and fixing things.

He is survived by his wife, Mary (Tait); children: Jamie, Tracadie; Mark (Laura), Porter’s Lake; Chrissy, St. Andrews; grandchildren: Julia, John, Addison and Nicholas; siblings: John (Mary Ellen), Grand Mira; Mary Munn (Mike), London, ON; Joey (Theresa), Summerside; Henry (Bernadette), Heatherton; Anita (Mike) Tait, Summerside; Jerry, Summerside and mother in law, Myrna Tait.

Besides his father, he was predeceased by his father in law, Angus Tait; brother in law Richard Munn and nephews Adrian Van Bommel and Larry Munn.

Cremation has taken place.  A private funeral service will be held in C.L. Curry Funeral Home on Thursday.

Donations in memory may be made to Diabetes Canada, 145 Hobson’s Lake Dr. Suite 405, Halifax, NS B3S 0H9.  Online condolences:

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Service Date
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Service Time
Private Family Funeral
Service Location
C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish, NS

There will be no visitation

Requested Charity
Diabetes Canada