Petrus Franciscus Marie “Peter” de Crom

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Petrus Franciscus Marie “Peter” de Crom

  • Birth 5 Nov 1921
  • Death 17 Apr 2009
  • Burial Calgary, Calgary Census Division, Alberta, Canada
  • Memorial ID 73390718

From: McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes

de Crom, Petrus (Peter) Franciscus Marie

Petrus Franciscus de Crom of Calgary passed away peacefully at Rosedale Hospice on Friday, April 17, 2009 at the age of 87 years. Peter was born on November 5, 1921 in Oerle, Holland, where he married his beloved wife of fifty-nine years, Wilhelmina. In 1953, he moved his growing family to Canada. While Peter spent most of his working life with the Calgary Transit, Maintenance Dept., he was able to continue his love for farming. His acreage enabled him to provide wonderful food for his family, including thirty-four foster children over the years. Peter's family was his life. Peter loved people and enjoyed striking up a conversation with anyone. He developed lasting relationships with old and new friends, great neighbours, and the people he worked with. Peter is lovingly remembered by his wife Wilhelmina; seven children Maria, Johanna (Dave) Thompson, Frank de Crom (Michelle), de Crom, Betty (Theo) Jacobs, Theo (Kate) de Crom, Theresa (Kees) de Waal, Audrey (Matthew) Takoski; sixteen grandchildren and almost three great-grandchildren; as well as two sisters Theresa and Dora and a younger brother Wim, in Holland and New Zealand. Peter was predeceased by four brothers and one sister. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S, Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Tuesday April 21, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (4718 Worcester Drive S.W.) on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rosedale Hospice #920 – 7A Street NW, Calgary, AB T2M 3J3 Telephone: (403) 284 – 5195. or to Easter Seals, 103-811 Manning Road NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7L4ý – (403) 235-5662ý. Great thanks to all the staff at the Rosedale Hospice and "The Lodge" for their care and thoughtfulness for Peter and his family. In living memory of Peter de Crom, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park, Airdrie by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.


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  • Created by: Kurt Johnson
  • Added: 15 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73390718
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Petrus Franciscus Marie “Peter” de Crom (5 Nov 1921–17 Apr 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73390718, citing Eden Brook Memorial Gardens, Calgary, Calgary Census Division, Alberta, Canada ; Maintained by Kurt Johnson (contributor 47367988) .