The death occurred peacefully on December 10, 2016 at the Garden Home, with family by her side, of Louisa van Diepen, formerly of Green Meadows, aged 89 years. Loving mother of Casey (Beverley), Johnny (Arlene), Alida MacEwen (Dennis) and Peter (Patty); Oma of Adam (Erin), Steven (Colette), Tyler, Spencer (Becky), Emily, Corinne Gardham (Jamie), Garret (Jenn), Toni, Justin (Courtney), Kerry, Jeffrey (Jill), Jamie-Lynn, Carson, Greta, and Martha; great Oma to seven great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband John; her daughter, Joanne; her grandson, Joshua; her parents, Johannes and Johanna Verhoeven; her son-in-law, Joe Gallant; as well as her six sisters and four brothers. Resting at St. Theresa, The Little Flower Roman Catholic Church, Morell, for visitation on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 6 – 9 only. Funeral mass to be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at St. Lawrence O’Toole Roman Catholic Church, Green Meadows at 10:30 am. Interment in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be appreciated and can be made in Louisa’s memory to St. Lawrence O’Toole Roman Catholic Church cemetery fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to North Shore Funeral Home, Morell. Online condolences may be made to firstname.lastname@example.org.