Gerard Heuvelmans


Gerard Heuvelmans, born January 25, 1941 in Tegelen, Holland, passed away peacefully with family by his side on June 28, 2021 in Wallaceburg, ON. Predeceased by his father and mother – Johannes Heuvelmans (2005) and Catharina (Relouw) Heuvelmans (1955) and step mother Josina Heuvelmans (VanVugt) (2013).

Dear brother to Ann Dorssers (late Andrew), Truus Ermers (Cor), Chris Heuvelmans (Phyllis), Theo Heuvelmans (Ann), Mary Vandenberg (late Harry), Cathy Denomy (late Jude), Leo Heuvelmans (Carol), Harry VanVugt (Brenda), Nellie Templin (John) and Dan VanVugt.

Predeceased by sisters Angela VanRaay (late Martin), Els VanderMolen (late Eppie) and brother John Heuvelmans (Lorraine). Gerard was part of a very large family and will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Gerard was an entrepreneur and enjoyed working in various professions. He enjoyed playing and watching many sports – golf, hockey and lots and lots of soccer!! In his youth, Gerard was a talented soccer player and was a member of the Wallaceburg Merchants Soccer Club who were inducted into the Wallaceburg Sports Hall of Fame in 2007. In his later years, because of his love of soccer, he continued to be involved in the sport by coaching.

Cremation has taken place and a private funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Michael’s Church Dresden, ON.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

24 Comments on “Gerard Heuvelmans”

  1. Gerard was a great Uncle but also a great friend. May he Rest In Peace. He will be deeply missed.

  2. Gerard was a great uncle and a great friend. He will be truly missed. May he Rest in Peace

  3. Will remember Gerard over the last 20+ years saddened by his passing.
    Was always open for a good discussion, to share his opinion and kind as well.
    Always loved his Oranje soccer.
    He will be missed.

  4. Was sorry to hear this news. I worked for and with Gerard a number of years ago. He was a kind person, as was his family as I got to meet them. A good cook at that time. RIP Gerard.

  5. Our sympathy to the Heuvelmans Family for your loss. We always enjoyed Gerard ‘s participation in the
    events hosted at St. Micheal – he was a fun loving man .
    May your special memories bring you comfort.

    Don & Lucille Laprise

  6. Cathy Denomy and all the families, my sincere condolences to all of Cathy’s family and friends, on the passing of her brother my thoughts and prayers are with you all, take care

  7. So sorry to hear of Girard’s passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with the family at this sad time.

  8. To a great brother an uncle.With death comes grief that no one can heal.Wih love comes memories that no one can steal.We will truly miss you ,always in our Cathy Denomy an family.

  9. To a great brother an uncle .With death comes grief that no one can heal.With love comes memories that no one can steal.We will truly miss you Gerard.Always in our hearts.Love Cathy Denomy an family.

  10. I met Gerard when he was care taker at St Michael’s School in Turnerville. He was so good to the students and a really nice guy. Our deepest sympathies to the family.

  11. Our sincere condolences to the Heuvelmanns family. Gerard was a great friend and will be dearly missed. We have many great memories.

  12. Deepest sympathy to the Heuvelmans Family! So very sorry to hear about Gerard. We are keeping you in our prayers.

  13. So very sorry to hear about Gerard. Deepest sympathy. We are keeping you in our prayers.

  14. Gerard was a very kind and humble man. He was proud of his heritage, along with soccer and golf.
    Our sincere condolences to the Heuvelmans Family

  15. Our condolences to Gerard’s family and friends. Many good memories over the years. Going to miss you my friend.

  16. Always a kind generous guy with lots of smiles. I worked with him and for him and learned so much. And enjoyed talking cars with together which we both were very enthusiastic of always. Thoughts to all his family at this time.
    Blessings Gerard.

  17. My uncle Gerald was one of the first people I would always try to find and have a conversation with during a great Heuvelmans party , celebration , or breakfast . Thank you for being a wonderful uncle and friend to Lindsey , Parker , Sydney and myself . You will be greatly missed. We all just loved you . Rest In Peace .

  18. I will always remember Gerald as being the goalkeeper for the Wallaceburg Merchant Soccer team. He was always kind and friendly, asking how Papa and Mom were doing whenever I saw him. Thoughts to all his family.
    Deb and Jacqueline Vancoillie

  19. We are sorry to hear that Gerard passed away and send our sincere sympathy to the Heuvelmans family. May he Rest In Peace.
    Tony and Frances Relouw

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