Albert Van Acker

Albert Thomas Van Acker

October 7th, 1943 - July 16th, 2020
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Passed away, suddenly but peacefully, at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital, on July 16th, 2020, Albert Thomas Van Acker, of RR2 Vienna and formerly of Woodstock, at the age of 76. Born in Simcoe, Ontario to the late Albert Van Acker Sr. and the late Dorothy Van Acker. Albert was a dedicated employee and supervisor at Delhi Industries for over 25 years, retiring in 2008. Albert will be sadly missed by his special buddies “Morgan,” “Raven,” and “Liam.” Loving and devoted husband to Donna Van Acker for 53 wonderful years. Albert leaves behind his much-loved children Dale Van Acker (Leslie), of Wycombe and Jennifer Bakker (Jeremy), of Tillsonburg. Special grandfather to Quinn (Heather), Austin (Amber), Colin, Brayden, and Kalleigh. Survived by siblings: Doreen (Maurice) Casier, of Langton; June Skevington, of Tillsonburg; Odele Vermeersche, of Tillsonburg; sister-in-law Cheryl Van Acker and by several nieces, nephews, close friends, and cousins. Predeceased by siblings Louise Wilson (2005) and Jim Van Acker (2015).

In keeping with Albert’s expressed wishes, cremation has taken place. There will no formal visitation nor a funeral service. A Celebration of Albert’s Life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the “Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario,” or to the “St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation of Toronto” (Just for Kids Clinic) would be gratefully acknowledged by the family and can be made by credit card at, or through the MAURICE J. VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOMES – BURIAL AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 262 Broadway Street, Tillsonburg (519-842-4238), entrusted with all arrangements.

“Thank you to the wonderful doctors and nurses of St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital for their exceptional care and compassion for Albert.”
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    Tillsonburg Cemetery
    191-193 Simcoe Street
    Tillsonburg, Ontario
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    Later inurnment will take place in the Tillsonburg Cemetery Columbarium.


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Jackie Smith

Posted at 09:52pm
Donna, we are very sorry to learn of Albert’s passing. We truly enjoyed getting to know Albert, you were both wonderful neighbours and friends. We sure missed you both when you moved. Big hugs to you Donna, you are in our thoughts. ❤️
Jackie and Jake Smith XOXO

Loretta Vinnai

Posted at 12:07pm
Donna, our deepest sympathy and prayers to you and your family. Albert will be deeply missed.
Jesse & Loretta Vinnai

Deb Dempsey

Posted at 11:08pm
Donna, We are all so sorry to hear of Albert's passing. Our sincere sympathy to you and all your family.
Our prayers are with you all during this most difficult time.
Deb Dempsey, Darlene Mulholland and Larry Dempsey and families

John Vanderheide

Posted at 05:43pm
Donna, I was so sorry to hear of Alberts passing. Our condolences to you and your family.

Albert and I have been good friends since we were 12 years old. We both stood up at each others wedding. He will be missed.
Rest in peace my friend.
John Vanderheide

John Vanderheide

Bub Goulet

Posted at 11:57am
So very sorry for you loss! Albert was a great guy and good friend to my dad. Thinking of you all during this very difficult time.

Marg Wild Posted at 11:25pm

Donna, our deepest sympathy to you and your family, Albert will be surely missed by many.

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