Obituary — Jean Van Gilst

Peacefully at the Woodland Villa Nursing Home in Long Sault on Sunday, August 20, 2017, Jean Van Gilst (nee de Bruin) of Chesterville, age 93. Beloved wife of the late Huibert Van Gilst. Loving mother of Jack Van Gilst (Margo) of Finch, Renny Van Gilst (Bea) of Elma, Jim Van Gilst (Trudy) of Calgary and Joyce Jackson (Luke) of Chesterville. Survived by 4 sisters Dick, Kommerein, Eit and Martijn. Jean will be fondly remembered by 15 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Jean was predeceased by 3 sisters and 1 brother. Also survived by nieces and nephews.

Funeral Arrangements

Friends may call at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg, on Thursday, August 24 from 6-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Williamsburg Christian Reformed Church on Friday, August 25 at 11 a.m. Donations to Timothy Christian School would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at

New Union Cemetery, Williamsburg

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