At Copper Terrace Long Term Care Facility, Chatham, on Monday November 15, 2020, Adrianus Johannes DeRooy, of Chatham at the age of 90 years.
Born in Tilburg, The Netherlands in 1930.
Adrian worked on the farm in the Netherlands. After arriving in Canada at the age of 22, he worked initially as a farm laborer. He then worked up North in the forest industry where he hauled logs with a team of horses. He ended up working for Navistar for 26 years and retired in 1990.
Adrian was fond of billiards and poker. He loved betting on the ponies and he especially loved watching soccer on TV.
Adrian worked hard and played hard and will be missed.
He is survived by brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews in the Netherlands
As per his request, there will be no funeral home visitation or service.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Adrianus
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home
Our philosophy is to lovingly and carefully guide you through one of life’s most difficult experiences, “the death of a loved one”…To help you to adjust to your loss, and face with courage the changes necessary for you to return to a normal and meaningful life.