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Deborah Van der Beesen

February 20, 1956 - September 10, 2017

Deborah Van der Beesen : February 20, 1956 - September 10, 2017

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Peacefully on September 10th 2017, at the Queensway Carleton hospital, at 61 years old. She was the daughter of Barry Van der Beesen and of the late Maria Veugen; the cherished spouse of John Coit; the loving mother of Michael Whittaker (Annie Groulx). She leaves to mourn her grandchildren: Alexanne, Chloe and Tyler; her stepchildren: Michelle Edkins (Mark Edkins) and their children Natalie and Andrew; her brothers: Gary, Richard and Keith (Elizabeth); her nieces and nephews: Amanda, Courtney, Anthony and Andrew. She will also be missed by many friends, family members and colleagues.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 30th 2017, at 11:00am, in Tubman’s Garden chapel located at 3440 Richmond Road, Ottawa, On. Immediate family will receive condolences at 10:00am.

The family would like to thank all the medical staff that helped Deborah and her family during her illness.

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