PETER VAN RYSWYK ~ (Retired from General Motors Truck Plant) ~ Peacefully, on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at his home in Blackstock, at age 68. Peter Van Ryswyk, dearly loved husband of Marlene Atkinson (nee Tout). Loved father of Luke Van Ryswyk and his wife Angela, Lisa and her husband Karl Kraupa and Lori and her husband Donny Kendrick and stepfather of Greg Atkinson and his wife Amy and Brad Atkinson and his wife Angie. Loving grandfather of Lally, Sarah, Nicholas, Logan, Kurtis, Ethan, Abi, Laura and Sebastchen. Dear brother of Gloria Robinson of Port Perry, and Audrey Buma and her partner John Harper of Port Perry. He is survived by his aunt Jacoba “Co” Joling of Holland and his uncle Harry Vanderheul and his wife Shirley of Caesarea. Peter will also be missed by his nieces and nephews and his extended family. The Family of Peter Van Ryswyk will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, “McDermott-Panabaker Chapel”, 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Friday, March 5th from 7 – 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 5th from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel at 11:30 a.m. with Reverend Linda Saffrey officiating. Private interment Nestleton United Church Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Blackstock United Church Memorial Fund. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.waggfuneralhome.com
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