Frederik Abma

Frederik Johan Abma

Friday, June 15th, 1934 - Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Abma, Frederik Johan – Peacefully with his loving family by his side at St. Joseph’s Hospice of Sarnia-Lambton in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Joyce (Marshall) for 59 years. Loving father of Joanne Wilson & Dave Carney, and the late Paul Abma (2018). Cherished grandfather of Meagan Wilson, Matthew Wilson and Jordan Sweet. Sadly missed brother of John (Grace) Abma, Dianne (George) Hibrant, Cathy (Bob) Neal, Verna Abma, Liz (Allan) Steinfield, and brother-in-law of May Abma. Predeceased by parents Andy & Anna Abma and brother Hans Abma.

Joyce and family would like to thank the staff and volunteers at St. Joesph's Hospice of Sarnia-Lambton for their countless hours, dedication, kindness, care and compassion, you helped make this last memory of Fred one of dignity and grace. We also thank everyone who has made a visit or condolence through this time of grieving as we cherish all the kindness and support we received.

As per Fred's wishes cremation has taken place and a memorial service for Fred will be held at Central United Church, 220 George Street in Sarnia at 1:00pm on Saturday May 11, 2019 with Rev. Dr. Don Lockett officiating.

Memorial donations to the St. Joseph’s Hospice gratefully acknowledged. Share a memory or condolence at
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  • Service

    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 1:00pm
    Central United Church
    220 George Street
    SARNIA, ON N7T 4N9
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Dr. Don Lockett
  • Interment

    Friday, January 25th, 2019 |
    Friday, January 25th, 2019
    Lakeview Crematorium
    1016 Colborne Road
    SARNIA, ON N7V 3K7
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Eleanor Vargo

Posted at 10:14am
So very sorry to hear of Fred's passing. I remember our suppers at United Church Camp so well. He has contributed so much to the community. A truly talented man.

Posted at 01:33am
My thoughts and prayers are with you Joyce and your family.

Earl Rauws

Posted at 10:11pm
Joyce, My sympathies to you and the family with Fred's passing. So many good houghts of Fred, as he touched many people through his love of photography and his passion for his faith. Thoughts and parayers are with you and the family... Earl Rauws

Sharon Davidson

Posted at 11:29am
I'm so sorry Joyce to hear about Fred's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and family. Fred was a kind and caring person. Fred will be missed

Posted at 10:38am
My deepest condolences to Fred's family. I knew Fred for decades through his church family at Central United. Fred exemplified integrity, respect and friendship throughout his life. It was an honor to know him.
Stacey Smith

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