“May you come to find comfort in and remember:
Cardinals appear when angels are near.
So go now, sit outside and drink your tea.
Keep a look out for the little red bird -
It is there, your loved ones will be.”
- Victoria McGovern
The family of Berenice Jean (nee Brown) would like to invite friends and family to celebrate the life of “Snook”.
A resident of Chatham, Berenice Hanemaayer, age 90, passed away on December 16, 2018 at Riverview Gardens Nursing Home.
Berenice was the daughter of the late John "Ernest" & Miriam (nee Morris) Brown. Beloved wife of the late Arie Hanemaayer (1999). Loving mother of John Hanemaayer (Glenda), Karie Hanemaayer (Lynne), Cathy Bogar (Richard) & Nancy Bogar (Michael). Grandmother of Ariane, Kiara Nathan, Kyle, Noah, Kailey, Brian, Becky, Donna, Christine, Cassandra and Zachary. Great-grandmother of Ella, Brya, Sylvie, Adam, Eric, Jonathan, Miya, Walker and Novah. Predeceased by her sister Lucia Prangley (2004) (Frank) & brother Leonard Brown (2017) (Delores).
Friends to be received on Saturday, December 22, 2018 between noon and 1:00 PM at McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham. Our Memorial Service for Berenice will begin at 1:00 PM, with Private Family Interment in Maple Leaf Cemetery. Cremation has taken place.
Berenice’s preferred charities were Heart and Stroke Foundation, Brain Tumour Foundation and the Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.
McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street
519 351 2040