Dr. John VanDeursen
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Obituary of Dr. John VanDeursen

Dr. John VanDeursen was born in London, Ontario to Mathew and Joanna VanDeursen on April 18 1958.  John passed away suddenly and without warning at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, Ontario on September 1, 2023 at the young age of 65.  Celebrating his life and cherishing memories of our time with him are:


His Wife: Christine VanDeursen


His Children: Michael VanDeursen (Kim)

                         Katelyn Strank (Geoff)


His Grandchildren:  Nicholas O’Leary (15)

                                   Sophie Strank (5)

                                   Owen Strank (3)

                                   Emma Strank (11 months)


His Siblings:  Henrietta Everett (Gary)

                       Corinne Pettit

                       Peter VanDeursen (Kim)

                       Anne VanDeursen

                       Paul VanDeursen (Wendy)

                       Joanne VanDeursen (Bruce)

                       Michael VanDeursen (Jonni-Lynn)


His Mother-In-Law:  Kathleen Van Alphen


His Siblings in Marriage:  Nancy Burningham

                                             Robert Van Alphen (Joanne)

                                             Elizabeth Van Alphen

                                             Mary McCarthy (Paul)

                                             Wendy Van Alphen

                                             John Van Alphen (Dawn)


And many loved nieces, nephews, friends and their families


The family are asking that in lieu of flowers you consider


Planting a tree

Taking a walk or a motorcycle ride to enjoy your memories of your time with John

Helping a family member or friend or neighbour in need


Monetary donations can be made to CAMH or Community Centre 55 (Toronto Beaches) in memory of his love for the work he did and the community in which he worked, lived, and loved.




5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Thursday, September 7, 2023

Ogden Funeral Home

4164 Sheppard Avenue East

Scarborough, Ontario, Canada M1S 1T3


Funeral Service

11:00 am Friday, September 8, 2023

Ogden Funeral Home - Chapel

4164 Sheppard Avenue East

Scarborough, Ontario, Canada M1S 1T3

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