Stinnissen, Bernard Anthony, (March 23, 20180

Passed away peacefully on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Strathmere Lodge in Strathroy. Bernard Anthony Stinnissen, formerly of Petrolia, was in his 90th year. Born in the Netherlands, he immigrated to Canada in 1953. He was the son of Antje and Joseph Stinnissen, he is survived by sisters Anne Stinnissen and Theresa Mathijssen, and is predeceased by brothers Arnold, Jurriaan (Jerry), Peter, Michael, and Jan and a sister Leida. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. From 1958 to 1980 he was with the religious order of the Capuchins as Brother Ambrose. During his time with Capuchins he served as the order’s handyman as he was a skilled craftsman. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Philip’s Parish, King St., Petrolia. Interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wyoming. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.ca). Memories and condolences may be shared online atwww.needhamjay.com.

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