It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Opa Harry. He passed away peacefully after battling cancer. He will be deeply missed by Flo and their children, Evelyn and Darryl DeHaan and four grandchildren, Pauline and Rob Batenburg, Harry and Sandra. He will be forever remembered by family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the BC Cancer Agency,

The funeral will be held at Victoria Christian Reformed Church, 654 Agnes Street at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019.

Condolences may be offered to the family below.

McCall Gardens



  • Tracey iIrd

    Hi Flo and family
    Peter and I send our condolences on the passing of Harry. He was a great guy always so kind to us.
    May he rest in peace. Sending our prayers to you all.
    Love Peter and Tracey Bird

  • Michael Roberts

    FLO and Family,

    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss I was just thinking of you and Harry last week bring so many good memory’s always felt so at home when Linda and myself would drop by and we would have a lot of fun either playing card or going out for chicken wings my thoughts and prays are with you .

  • Amanda Dalzell

    Flo & family,

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our family has so many wonderful memories of “Big Harry” & the moments our two families shared over the years.
    May God comfort you during this time.
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you all.


    Harry Ruitenbeek & Kids (Kris, Tara + Amanda)

  • Margaret Gerrits

    So sorry for your loss. Harry leaves me with many good memories of the early years he spent chumming around with Tom Poelman and brother Herman.
    Rest in peace Harry.

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