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Abraham Van Der Groef

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Abraham Van Der Groef

January 31, 1940 - July 22, 2022

Bram passed away peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg. After a battle with Pancreatitis Bram finally succumbed on July 22, 2022 at 1325hrs. He was a Metro Police officer for 30 years before he retired.

Beloved husband to Patricia, father to Jeff, Corinna, Susan and Greg. Opa to his grandchildren Stephanie, James, Scott, Jason, Cadence, Dakota, Jeremy, Dylan and Sarah. He also had 4 Great Grandchildren, Jacob, Emma, Lydia and Ryder. Bram is also survived by his brother Leo.

Bram is predeceased by his parents Cor and Trijntje and his brother Gord and sister Nellie.

The family is forever grateful to the doctors and nurses at Northumberland Hills Hospital, that made his last days as peaceful as possible.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Sick Kids Hospital or the Diabetes Association in his name. A private Celebration of Life will be held by the family at a later date.

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Nancy Schyff - August 7, 2022

Pat and family My deepest condolences on the passing of Bram. Nancy

Wendy Breen - August 6, 2022

Sorry to Pat for the loss of her beloved life partner. To the children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, my heart goes to you all. He was a gentle man with a heart of gold. He loved each and everyone of you's with his whole being. He was more likevan Unclevto me than a Cousin. May he Rest in Peace and not suffer with pain any longer. Love and Hugs to you all. ❤️

Karin - August 6, 2022

got to know uncle Bram as a sweet funny, social, family man. Condolences to the whole family on this great loss.

Carolyn Pollard - August 4, 2022

Bram was a kind loving man who had a wonderful jolly laugh. He will be greatly Thinking of all of you at this sad time xo

Penny Young - August 4, 2022

Thinking of you Jeff, Corinna and families at this time of sorrow.

Paul and ML Ament - August 4, 2022

Sorry for the loss of Bram. His wonderful sense of humour, has been a wonderful gift to anyone blessed enough to experience it. Thinking of the great memories Paul and ML Ament

Tiny Van Der Groef - August 4, 2022

Love jou