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Petronella (Nellie) M. Schellings née van Gaal

April 20, 1924 - September 8, 2017

Service Date: September 15, 2017

Funeral Home Kars


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Schellings – Petronella (Nellie)

Peacefully in hospital surrounded by the love of her family on Friday, September 8, 2017 in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Bert Schellings. Loving mother of John (Jan) and Robert (Cathy). Dear Gramma of Mark (Erin) and Carla Rigakis (Angelo); Bob (Erin) and Blake (Ashley); and the late Laura Schellings. Adored Great Gramma of Alexa and Acadia Rigakis and Dakota Schellings. Nellie is survived by her sister-in-law Mary van Gaal; her sister Jet and brother Herman both of the Netherlands. Predeceased by brothers Arthur and John van Gaal in Canada as well as 4 brothers and 9 sisters in the Netherlands. Friends may attend a visitation at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr., Kars on Thursday, September 14th from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Leonard Catholic Church Manotick on Friday, September 15th at 11 a.m. Interment St. Johns Cemetery, Enniskerry. For those who wish, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Condolences, donations or tributes may be made at

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