Peter John van Bommel
1949 - 2023
Peter John van Bommel
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday July 22, 2023
Service Time
Service Location
C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish, NS
Burial Information
Burial Date
July 22, 2023
Burial Time
Following Funeral Service
Burial Location
St. Ninian Cemetery, Antigonish, NS
Requested Charity
N.S. Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer`s Society
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van Bommel, Peter John, age 74,  Clydesdale, Antigonish Co. passed away in Guysborough Memorial Hospital on April 4, 2023 after a brief illness.

Born in Asten, Netherlands to the late Joseph and Maria van Bommel, he immigrated to Canada with his parents and two siblings in 1951.

Peter worked as a carpenter and machinist.  He lived in Milford Haven Home for Special Care prior to his death.

Surviving are twelve siblings: Mary (John Heukshorst), Truro; John, Alma; Joe (Dot), Dieppe; Henry (Diana), Cloverville; Joanne (Eileen Blanchard), Aldouane, NB; Teresa (Roy Arsenault), Coalburn; Margaret (Peter MacInnis) Debden, SK; Anthony (Joseé) Waterdown, ON; Christene Linberg, Stockholm, Sweden; Paul (Lisa), Victoria, BC; Louie, Ottawa, ON; Martin (Dianne), Antigonish; thirty-five nieces and nephews and thirty-four great nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sister-in-law, Verna van Bommel.

Cremation has taken place.  Funeral Service to be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 22, 2023 in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish with Reverend Danny MacLennan presiding. Burial to follow in St. Ninian Cemetery.

Donations in memory may be made to N.S. Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer’s Society.

The family extend special thanks to Dr. Ranjini and all the staff at Guysborough Memorial Hospital and Milford Haven Home for their kindness and their special care to Peter.  On line condolences:

Peter John van Bommel