John Roemer

John Roemer, May 28, 1927 – December 18, 2019 In the early morning hours of Dec 18/19 our dear father and Opa went to be with his Lord and Saviour. He is now reunited with our mom who passed away in January of this year. He missed her so much and looked for her every day. Many thanks to the wonderful and caring staff of 2 W at Riverview Gardens. You went out of your way to keep our dad comfortable in his last few days. He leaves behind two daughters, Jackie Lachine (Bob) and Julie Vanderkooy (John) and one son Hap Roemer (Brenda). He was a proud and loving Opa to 16 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his only sister Loeky Luyt (Peter) and sister-in-law Peggy Luyt. Predeceased by his daughter Joyce and brother Peter and sister-in-law Alberta who also passed away this past year. Visitation will be on Saturday Dec 21, from 9:00am to 10:30am at First Christian Reformed Church (Fellowship Hall) with the service at 11:00am. Pastor Nate will be officiating. Burial to follow at Maple Leaf Cemetery in Chatham. Everyone is welcome to come back to the church for a light luncheon.


7 Comments on “John Roemer”

  1. Sending my Heartfelt Condolence to All the Roemer Family. It was my true Pleasure to have been able to help take care of John while he was with us. We all Loved listening to his stories, especially about all of his family. He sure did Love you all. We are truly going to miss him, but so happy that he now with his Beloved Anna. RIP John, your flying High now.

  2. I am so sorry that John’s passing happened this time of the year but know the missing of a loved one a strong desire to be with that one. I worked with Ann at the Royal Bank. John made sure she attended our many reunions. May God bring peace and comfort to each family member knowing the everlasting life with the Lord can give you one and all.
    My friend Joanne Bennett is away but know her would give her sympathy as well to the family.

  3. For the Roemer Family:

    I want to offer my sincere sympathy and my prayers for John
    on the occasion of his death. He was a wonderful man who loved his family
    and friends. He will be missed by all.
    Sr. Mary Diane

  4. Such wonderful memories of you Uncle John!!! The dear Lord took you home and welcomed you with open arms. You are now reunited with so many loved ones, enjoying catching up with all of them. I will always remember you! xoxo

  5. We are so sorry to hear about Uncle John. There are so many memories that were made with our Canadian relatives that have made a mark in our hearts. We are so glad we came this past year to see everyone once again. We have some nice pictures with Uncle John and Lori and Pete. The times spent in Canada were always great fun with everyone and we will always cherish the memories made. When Melissa and Angela were young they always looked forward to going to visit relatives in Canada. They enjoyed seeing their cousins and Aunts and Uncle John. Love to you all!

  6. He will be missed so much by the people who loved him. Say hi to Oma, and a kiss for Joyce! My condolences go out to all of his family and to all of the people who loved hi . Special condolences go out to Ashley, my god daughter CourtneyMdof course Henry! ❤️❤️

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