John van den Oetelaar

Obituary / Nécrologie

Suddenly, surrounded by his family at Hawkesbury General Hospital, on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the age of 67. Beloved husband and soul mate of Sylvie van den Oetelaar (née Gravel). Loving father of Fanny van den Oetelaar (Vincent-Gabriel) and Julien van den Oetelaar (Elysa Brunet). Proud grandfather of Julianne Brunet, Maryssa van den Oetelaar and Peter van den Oetelaar. Dear son of the late Hendrikus van den Oetelaar and the late Adriana van Schyndel. Dear brother of Theo (Sylvie), Annie, Maria (Henk), Toni (Randy), Adriana, Martin, Henkie (Linda) and Magdelene. John will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews; the Gravel family, his colleagues at KP; and by his many friends. Relatives and friends are requested to gather at the Salon Funéraire Glengarry Funeral Home, 580 Main St. S., Alexandria, (613) 525-3400 on Monday, February 13, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm and on Tuesday from 9-11 am. A Liturgy of The Word will be celebrated at the Chapel on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 11 am. Memorial donations to CHEO or Candlelighters would be greatly appreciated by the family. Condolences/Donations/Tributes may be made online at