With heavy hearts we announce the joyful homecomings of “Ria” Hendrika-Johanna Kellam into the presence of her lord and saviour on Saturday December 14, 2019 at her home in the arms of her husband Daughter of the late Joe and Miena Poolman. Wife of Glenn for over 30 years. Mother of Connor E. Kellam,(Bethany Payne) Morgan McKenzie Kellam and the late Chance Riley Kellam. Sister of Heidi (Hilda) Mason, Connie O’Neill, Fred and Elaine Poolman, Joanne Watters, Rob and Annie Poolman. She will also be missed dearly by Samantha , Michaela, Keith and many other nieces and nephews Deeply missed by her special friends Paula and John Bushey and their family
Ria enjoyed 20 years working at Frederick’s Transport where she met Glenn. Later she pursued a passion for Avon and served many clients for over 20 yrs which allowed her to care for her children and family .
All are welcome to come and Celebrate Ria’s Life on Friday December 20, 2019 at 11 am at Evangel Community Church (76 Sandys St.). Visitation will take place from 10 am until time of service at 11 am. Celebration of life and luncheon to follow the service.
The family would like to express heartfelt thanks to her sister Connie for all the comfort and support for the many Doctor , chemo and test appointments , and also to Stacey and the homecare staff and nurses that provided compassionate attention to Ria’s needs during this challenging chapter. Special Thanks to her prayer warrior Jane Kellier for many hours of support and care . Anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider Sick Kid’s hospital or special needs children.