Obituary of Harmke Devries
DEVRIES, HARMKE “HELEN” (nee. Van Stralen): At West Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Grimsby on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, HARMKE ‘HELEN’ DEVRIES of St. Anns passed away in her 74th year. Predeceased by her parents Hendrik and Martha, and her daughter Jackie. Beloved wife of Bob Devries for 52 years. Loving mother of Mary Anne (Gerry), Sandra (Jeff), Laura (Ed), and Rob (Crystal). Cherished grandmother of Sarah (Jeff), Kathleen, Tony (Brooke), Sam (Jessi), Jess (Bobby), Stacey (Sarah), Chantel, Nicole, Alyssa (Jeremy), Erika (Alex), Bobby (Muranda), Mikey, and Becky. Missed by 14 great grandchildren and 2 more on the way. Visitation at Merritt Funeral Home, 287 Station Street, Smithville on Sunday, January 27, from 1-4 p.m. The funeral service will be held at St. Anne’s Community Church on Monday, January 28 at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial donations to McNally House Hospice would be appreciated by the family and can be made through the funeral home (905) 957-7031 or merritt-fh.com.