Tony Oerlemans

Obituary of Tony Oerlemans

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Anthony (Tony) Peter Oerlemans on Sunday, July 18, 2021, in his 94th year, at University Hospital, London Ontario. As per his desire, Tony passed away peacefully in his sleep. 

Tony was a beloved husband, dad, 'Grampa', and 'Opa'. In 1953, he solely immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands and was very proud of being a Canadian.

Tony will be missed and remembered fondly by his wife, Betty; daughters Jo-Ann (Mark) Thibideau and Carol (John) Howe. Missed by his grandchildren Michelle (Mike) Dench, Ty Thibideau, Nicole Braber (Dale Percival), and his great-grandchildren Vaughn Dench, Warren Dench, Tatum Thibideau, and Georgia Thibideau.

Tony is predeceased by his daughter Janet (2019), his parents, and his siblings.

A private family service will be held at Northview Funeral Chapel and Cremation Centre, 1490 Highbury Avenue North, London, followed by interment at St. Peters Cemetery.

As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to LHSC Palliative Care Program or Humane Society London and Middlesex. To leave an online condolence or make a donation, please click the links to the left of the obituary.