Clements, Beverly (Chatham)
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved “Papa” on Friday May 5th, 2017 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, peacefully and surrounded by his loving family.
Beloved husband of 58 years of Sally Clements (nee King). Predeceased by his parents Robert “Pete” and Margurite Clements, as well as older siblings Emily and Ken. Survived by sister-in-law Joy (Ken) and Cathy (Marty) Zruna of Dresden. Devoted father to Kim Clements, and Karen (Duane) VanPuymbroeck. Caring and generous grandfather (“Papa”) to Matt (Chantal) VanPuymbroeck, Shawna (Scott) Bosselaar, Eric (Kaity) VanPuymbroeck, and Karly VanPuymbroeck. Predeceased by his grandchildren Melissa VanPuymbroeck and Angel Michael VanPuymbroeck. Great-Papa to Braydon, McKayli, Aiden, Cameron, and Amelia. Dearly loved by his Stratford family. The first baby born in 1938, Bev worked at Union Gas for 37 years. He was an avid euchre player and coached baseball and watched boxing. He loved spending his winters in Florida with his wife Sally and enjoyed home renovations with his children and grandchildren. Above all, Bev “Papa” loved his family and was proud of each person’s accomplishments, big or small. We miss you deeply, Papa. Have a cold one for us. Friends and visitors will be warmly received at the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington St. West Chatham, 519-352-2710 on Monday, May 8th with visiting from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday May 9th at a 11 a.m. from the chapel of the funeral home. Cremation to follow.
Visitation: Monday May 8th with visiting from 2 to 4 p.m. & 7 to 9 p.m