It is with profound sadness, we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Al on January 13, 2020 at the age of 81. Al is survived by his daughters Denise and Karen; grandchildren Owen, Alex, Simon and Hunter; and siblings Grada de Jager (Henk) of the Netherlands and Marinus Ooms (Christine Ballingand) of Italy. Predeceased by his sister Dirkje Ooms of the Netherlands.
As resident Grill Master, Al will be deeply missed by dear friend and companion Judi van Staalduinen and her daughters Elesthe and Alaina.
Cremation has taken place. A time of Remembrance and Visitation will be held at SMITH’S FUNERAL HOME, 1167 Guelph Line (one stoplight north of QEW), BURLINGTON (905-632-3333), on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 6-9 p.m.