Eric Jacob Willems

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Eric Jacob Willems

September 15, 1932 – March 8, 2020 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Eric Willems. He is survived by Dorothy, his wife of 62 years and his sons Karl (Karen) and Hayden (Shawna). Eric was the proud grandfather of Waldy, Emma and Hannah. Being an uncle was one of Eric’s greatest pleasures in life. He considered himself a very lucky man to be called Uncle by Mark (Tammy), Keith (Peggy), Scot (Caren), Candice (Ron), Paul (Lana), and naturally, Mia. After spending his youth on Pelee Island, and in Kingsville and Leamington, Ontario, Eric worked in Coral Harbour and Baker Lake in the Northwest Territories. Eric and Dorothy spent three memorable years at Bull Harbour, B.C. before becoming long-time residents of Coquitlam and Maple Ridge. Eric was an automotive teacher at Burnaby North, Centennial and most notably Port Moody Senior Secondary where he spent 30 years. Anybody who knew Eric knows that any dog always came first. As Malte always says, “I want to be re-incarnated as a Willems dog.” Once he retired, Eric loved spending countless hours using his many tractors to keep his beloved acreage in pristine condition. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to SAINTS Rescue (Mission), or a charity of your choice.
September 15, 1932 - March 8, 202009/15/193203/08/2020

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Ulrike,Malte, Mia and Oskar

March 24, 2020

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Bronwyn Specht

March 17, 2020

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John and Holly McNicol

March 10, 2020

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Eric Jacob Willems has been arranged by John and Holly McNicol. Plant a tree