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Adrian Zandvleit

February 2, 1929 - April 10, 2012


On Tuesday April 10, 2012, Adrian John Zandvliet of Oliver passed away at the McKinney Place Extended Care Unit at the age of 83.
Adrian will be fondly remembered by his loving wife Annie of 48 years; children, Joanne (Dan) Nazaroff, Adrian Jr. (Roxanne) Zandvliet and Jennifer (Edward) Zandvliet; grandsons Pieter, Patrick and Jordan Martin; granddaughters Kirsten, Terese and Dayna Zandvliet; brothers Martin (Nida) Zandvliet, John (Alma) Zandvliet and sister Nel Radies; many nieces, nephews and his furry friend Tuffy.
Adrian was predeceased by his parents Martinus and Petronella Zandvliet, his sister Hendrika Zandvliet and his brother in-law Art Radies.
Over the years Adrian worked at the Mac & Fitz Packing House, for BC Fruit Packers, Haynes Packing House, the Naramata Co-op as well as the Okanagan Similkameen Fruit Growers (Oliver/Penticton/Summerland/Kelowna).
Adrian was very community oriented and generous with his time. He was a Life Member of the Oliver Elks, and a member of the Osoyoos Soccer Club. Adrian and Annie together volunteered for ten years at the Oliver Food Bank and many other organizations throughout their time together.
Adrian and Annie also received recognition from the: Ministry of Social Services, BC Federation of Foster Parents Association, and the Ministry for Children & Families for serving 32 years. He also enjoyed fishing, camping, soccer, speed skating, the Vancouver Canucks and spending time with his family.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday April 14, 2012 at Christ the King Catholic Church, Oliver, BC with Fr. Gabriel officiating. A reception hosted by the Royal Purple will follow at the Oliver Elks Hall.
Donations are gratefully accepted for the Elks and Royal Purple Fund For Children,
Suite 100 2629 – 29th Avenue, Regina, SK, S4S 2N9.
The family would like to also extend a heartfelt thanks to Dr. Rooke, Dr. Entwistle, and the many nurses and staff at SOGH and McKinney Place.
Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting
Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos, BC.


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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Cindy Stewart
Relation: family friend

You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

From: Marge and Sheila
Relation: neighbor

Mom and I send our heartfelt condolences to your whole family. He was a great neighbor.

From: Marilyn Mathieson
Relation: friend

So sorry for your loss.
Sincerely, Marilyn Mathieson

From: joyce meek
Relation: friend of annie

my thoughts are with you Annie at this sad time

From: Ray and Tish Tessier
Relation: through Royal Purple...Elks

Sincere sympathy Annie to you and your family. Prayers God Bless You.Tish and Ray

From: Liz Kocsis and Corry Zappey
Relation: a very dear friend

Our thoughts and prayers to Annie and family. We will miss Adrian, he was a wonderful dear friend. We will also miss playing nickle-nickle. Happy journey dear friend, till we meet again. Liz kocsis and Corry Zappey

From: Karen Nelson
Relation: Friend of his children

My thoughts and prayers go out to all of the family. I am thinking of you all!!! Take care of yourselves!

From: Al & Joyce Wood
Relation: elks and royalpurple of canada

Our deepest condolence to you and your faamily Annie at this time god be with you always

From: Irv & Fiona
Relation: Friends

Thinking of you, Anne, and your family with prayers.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 14, 2012
Beginning at 1:00pm

Christ the King Catholic Church
35060 - 107th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday April 14, 2012 at Christ the King Catholic Church, Oliver, BC with Fr. Gabriel officiating.

35060 - 107th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

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