DeRooy, June

July 5, 1926 ~ January 22, 2018

DeRooy, June (nee Naylar) – Age 91, formerly of Courtright, passed away peacefully at Chatham-Kent Hospice on Monday, January 22, 2018 with her family by her side. Beloved wife of the late William DeRooy. June was the loving mother to Evan (Jo-Ellen) DeRooy, David (Karen) DeRooy, Yvonne (Victor) Lavoie. Cherished grandmother of 8 and great-grandmother of 14. June was the daughter of the late Richard William and Maude Alice (Sherratt) Naylar. Survived by her dear sister-in-law Elsie DeRooy and her family as well as nieces, nephews and cousins from England, Montreal and Austalia. Predeceased by her brother Peter (Christina) Naylar. June loved to dance, go on trips, play scrabble, but by far loved being with her three kids, their spouses and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren on the farm.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00pm.

A funeral service will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 10:30am. Interment to follow at Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Chatham-Kent Hospice or Alzheimer Society.

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  1. Sending sincere condolences to Evan, David and Yvonne and families. Many fond memories.
    From Brenda Wilson (Lepoivre)

  2. Dear Yvonne, Evan, David and Families

    I am sorry to hear about your mother. She looks like she lead a very happy life. Having had the pleasure of hearing Yvonne recount many stories of the past, I am sure that she will keep all of the cherished memories alive for the grandchildren and great grandchildren.
    With sympathy and love

  3. Our deepest sympathy to you on the passing of your Mom, Grandma and Great Grandmother. She was truly a good person. Hugs to you all. Jim and Sandra Reeves and family. Sorry we could not make it to the funeral home. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  4. Yvonne, Vic and Family:

    I wanted to share my condolences for the loss of your mother. I was fortunate enough to meet June and when I had the opportunity to speak with here when she came to Windsor she was always so delightful. She had such a nice smile and good sense of humour. She lived a long life and you need to cherish all the wonderful memories you have of her. I am sorry I cannot be there for the funeral but please know you will all be in my prayers. Love from your neighbour. Sincerely, Denise

  5. Our thoughts and prayers to the DeRooy family. She was a wonderful woman. We have a lot of fond memories of her.

  6. Dear Yvonne, Evan and David,

    My thoughts are with you and your families at this sad time. I have fond memories of your mom on the farm. She was lovely ..

    With sincere condolences,

  7. Dear Yvonne, Vic and family So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. May your many memories be of some comfort to you at this sad time…

  8. Evan, David, Yvonne and families…..Please know that Keith and I are sending our sympathy and love to each of you at this time. I know she will live on in all your many memories. June was a great lady, and her, your dad and our Mom and Dad shared many a happy gathering. I am sure she was greeted with open arms. May they all be dancing tonight.

  9. Dear David, Karen and DeRooy family. So very sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom and grandmother. May she rest in the peace that she so deserves.

  10. Dave, Karen and family
    Our sincere sympathy is extended to your entire family at this time of loss. May the peace and love of God and wonderful memories help you in this time of sorrow.

  11. Derooy Family.
    Please accept our deepest sympathies to all of June’s family.
    From the grandson of Lizzy white (nee Sherratt).
    From Michael and Colleen White (London England)

  12. Derooy family,
    Sorry for the passing of my cousin June. When I was in Canada as a kid for a few months June and Pete and family looked after me at times also my mum Dolly were gratefull over many years. June’s mum and Dolly were sisters being part of the Sherratt clan from UK. We were lucky to see June 18 months ago which was great.
    Dave Eileen and family Australia

  13. June welcomed our family into her home for our vacations over forty years, we will always be grateful for the kindness that the DeRooy’s showed us. From Tony, Deb, Rachael, Natalie, Brad, Amelia and Iris.

  14. So sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. My prayers and thoughts are with you guys at this time. Glenn Prozorowicz and family.