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87 Goderich Street West, PO Box 1060
Seaforth, ON N0K 1W0
Phone: 519-527-1390
Fax: 519-527-1769
John Van Loon

John Van Loon

Saturday, August 4th, 1928 - Monday, December 31st, 2018
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John passed away suddenly on December 31, 2018 at Seaforth Community Hospital. Born in Hooge Zwaluwe, Holland, on August 4, 1928, Johannes Dionisius Van Loon of Seaforth was in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of Mary (née Lansbergen) Van Loon for 55 years. Loving father of Jack Van Loon of Topping, Rob Van Loon of Seaforth, Helen Van Loon (Bruce McCallum) of Forest, Jo Cronin (Chris Verhoeven) of Kitchener, as well as the late Rose Ann Pollard (Dec. 28, 2015). Cherished grandpa of Corey Cronin (Deanna) of Kitchener, Dana Cronin of Kitchener, and Opa of James and Tristan Cronin. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Denny Van Loon (Mary) of Alexandria, Betty Van Heyst (the late Hubert) of Forest, Corry Van Loon (Jo) of Martintown, Mary Van Loon (the late Bill) of Finch, Peter Van Loon (Lorraine) of Williamstown, William Akkermans (the late Joanne) of Alexandria, Andy Van Loon (the late Mary) of Kitchener, and the late Tony Van Loon. Also missed by his extended Lansbergen siblings-in-law, and his nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be held at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, 87 Goderich St. W., Seaforth, 519-527-1390, on Friday, January 4, 2019, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. (with Parish Prayers at 1:45 p.m.). Funeral Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at St. James Catholic Church, 22 Victoria St., Seaforth, on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at 11 a.m. A reception will follow at the Seaforth Legion, Branch 156, and interment will take place in St. James Catholic Cemetery in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated and can be made through the funeral home. Online donations and condolences can be made by visiting John’s memorial at
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  • Visitation

    Friday, January 4th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Friday, January 4th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    McGlynn Family Funeral Home
    87 Goderich Street West
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    Parish Prayers at 1:45 p.m. Friday
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, January 4th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Friday, January 4th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    McGlynn Family Funeral Home
    87 Goderich Street West
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Parish Prayers at 1:45 p.m. Friday
  • Service

    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 11:00am
    St. James Catholic Church
    22 Victoria Street
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    Fr. Clare Coleman
  • Reception

    Seaforth Legion Branch 156
    123 Main Street South
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Private Condolence

Ann (Rivers) Preszcator

Posted at 01:02pm
Dear Family: My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.

Carol Ann Kelly

Posted at 08:28pm
Our deepest sympathies go out to John's cherished wife, Mary, children and grandchildren.
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A donation was made in memory of John Van Loon

Posted at 04:46pm
Our deepest sympathy to you Aunt Mary and your family in the sudden loss of Uncle John. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Kim Van Loon

Posted at 04:09pm
Our sincerest condolences, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Denny Jr. & Kim Van Loon.

Bruce & Carol Hoelscher

Posted at 12:33pm
Mary, Jack, Rob, Helen, Jo, Sorry to hear of John's passing. Praying that your many family memories will help to guide you through the days to come. He will be missed at the weekly legion card games and on his brisk walk to the mail each day.

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