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49 comments on “John Vandenberg”

  1. To Pat and the Vandenberg family

    Deepest sympathy to you all on the passing of John. A true gentleman now at peace. How fortunate we are to have many fond memories of a wonderful man.
    Thinking of you all at this time.

    Love Maurice & Catherine O’Brien (Wootten) and family

  2. Dear Aunty Pat, Damien, Gerard, Mark, Michelle, David and Michael and families. I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Uncle John. It was a honour to have Uncle John and Pat as my god parents. Our thoughts are with his family
    regards Brendan & Tanya and Family

  3. To Pat and family
    Deepest sympathy to you all on John’s passing. A wonderful gentle man who we remember fondly. May he Rest In Peace.

  4. To the Vandenberg Family
    Offering my condolences to you all at such a sad time.
    What a lovely and gentle man your dad was and a great legacy he has left behind.
    May you find comfort in the memories that will always live on in your hearts.

  5. Dear Pat,

    My thoughts are with you today and always. John was a wonderful man who, along with you, opened up his heart and home to me in a time when I needed it most. I will always enjoy the recipes John shared with me and value the warm memories I have of being in your home.

    Love always,

  6. Sincere condolences Mrs Vandenberg and family, mum (Margaret Penno) and the rest of St Marks choir in Heaven will be waiting for Mr Vandenberg to arrive. It will be a battle of the choir masters Mr V and Mrs Mitchell. Mum will enjoy a catch up with a true gentle man and a gentleman. Rest In Peace. Ann Stevens & Family

  7. Dear Aunty Pat, Damien, Gerard, Mark, Michelle, David and Michael and families. I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Uncle John. I have lovely memories of him as a child. Thank you for streaming the service and the lovely photos of his life.
    Lots of love
    Leonie, Robert & family

  8. Thinking of you all at this sad time our love thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love Aunty Willy and Annette

  9. Dear Aunty Pat,

    Damian, Gerrard, Mark, Michelle, David, Michael and families.

    Thinking of you all at this very sad time with the loss of Uncle John.
    He was truly a wonderful man.

    I am very thankful that I could view the beautiful service from afar, and to hear Damian and Michael
    speak about their father, and listen to all that Uncle John had done through his life was amazing.

    Even though I have not seen Uncle John for a few years now, I will always have very fond memories
    of this lovely man.

    Thank you to you all for putting together the memorable video.

    Much Love

    Julie Willmott Olsen.

  10. Dear Aunty Pat, Damien, Gerard, Mark, Michelle, David and Michael and families.
    Sincerest condolences, thinking of you all at his time.
    With love from
    Wally, Kirsten, Rebekah, Joshua & Erica.

  11. We were so fortunate to be able to join with you in John’s farewell. A great man and friend

    Wal and Annette Jarvis

  12. Dear Pat and family,
    We have you very much in our thoughts and prayers.
    We are so sorry for your great loss.
    Love Helene , Jack and family

  13. Our condolences to the whole family.
    John was a truly lovely man who always thought of others.
    What a beautiful service. He would certainly have been proud of you all today.
    May the family be comforted in the knowledge that he will never be forgotten.
    Rest in Peace John.
    With much love,
    Julie, Ross and Brodie Collins

  14. Dear Aunty Pat & all the Vandenberg kids,
    I have many warm memories of Uncle John. Thanks to all of you for your love, support and friendship when I was a kid growing up. I always felt loved and welcomed in your home.
    Love Jaci

  15. To my dear godfather and uncle. I’m going to miss your prayers you prayed everyday for me, but I know you are now dancing with the angels and meeting the Lord. I pray comfort and peace to your family. Love you lots and going to miss you at the family gatherings. Love you niece Bernadette❤️❤️❤️❤️

  16. To Gerard and family

    A wonderful man who has left a mark on all who knew him.
    Sorry we could not be there to support you, but we are sending our love from afar.

    Our deepest condolences

    Nick & Melonie Di Martino

  17. A loving, caring father and Opa. A great man who will be missed by not only his family but members of the community. Opa was a fighter and an excellent example to his children and grandchildren, we hope to continue making him and Nanna proud. May he Rest in Peace.

  18. Our Condolences to Aunty Pat, Damian, Gerard, Mark, Michelle, David, Michael and families. Wonderful memories of Uncle John. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

    Shane and Kerrie Willmott

  19. A simple but beautiful service for yes, the humble larkin. I have many happy memories of Uncle John. So glad we saw him one last time last month. Big hugs to you all. Take care.
    Love Bernadette.

  20. My deepest sympathy to you all – Aunty Pat, Damien, Gerard, Mark, Michelle, David and Michael. Uncle John will always be remembered in my heart as always smiling, joking and loving life. Such a character. I hope in the near future we can share beautiful memories in person, a far more fitting farewell for such a special person.

    Love to you all,


  21. What a lovely service. Mr Vandenberg would have been very happy with that, I’m sure.
    Love and our best to you all. He was a massive part of our lives growing up and we still have our trophies that were engraved by him.
    And many a Mr Vandenberg painting still adorn the walls of many of the homes in our family.
    The extended Pawsey and Stock families send their love and best wishes.
    Love especially to you, Michelle and to Mrs Vandenberg.

  22. Pat and family, that was a beautiful service. We can see that John will be greatly missed.
    Our thoughts are with you.
    Love Wendy and Geoff

  23. What a man!

    My deepest condolences to you all, John always made me feel so welcome and remembered everything we talked about last time no matter how much time had passed.

    Sending much love and big virtual hugs to you all at this sad time.

  24. To the Vandenberg Clan,

    Mr Vandenberg was a wonderful man and a true inspiration.
    A life well lived

    Jeff and Bronwyn Darmanin

  25. A lovely ceremony Damian, Pat and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.
    Love, Michael Leahy and family.

  26. Thank you for the live stream. It is great for regional congregation. John must have a special friendship with Jesus, to be called on Resurrection Day.

  27. Damian and Family

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. Let your happy memories carry you through this difficult time.

    Love Darr

  28. Dear Damian, Sharon, Jarrad, Benjamin and family,
    We are deeply saddened by your loss; our love and thoughts are with you.
    May fond memories of your dad bring you all comfort during this hard time in your life.
    May he rest in peace.
    Love Tiffinie, Scottie and Austin

  29. Dear Pat & families
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all, today and over the coming months
    A true gentleman will sadly be missed
    Love Carol Flaimer

    1. John was a true gentleman and so dedicated to his faith. It was pleasure to know you John now at peace. Colin Walsh…Past President International Alliance of Catholic Knights

  30. Dear Pat, Damien, Gerard, Mark, Michelle, David & Michael

    Our sincere condolences on the passing of John – a true gentleman and role model to us all. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Love Michael & Mariese Wootten

  31. Pat and family . All my prayers are with you. Thank you for all my fond memories in the time you and John shared with Gino and l. God Bless You all Marion Ippoliti

  32. Such an amazing man. Loved to the end. So proud to have been a part of John’s life. Sending love xx

  33. Hi Damian & Family

    I’m so sorry for the passing of your dad. You and your family are
    in my thoughts and prayers.

    Love Virginia

  34. What an example of a proud Dad and Opa. Will always be remembered and our thoughts are with Pat who must miss him terribly. Will be in heaven for sure!

  35. Hi everyone
    So sorry to hear about the passing of uncle John.
    Please pass on my love To your mum.
    You are all in my prayers.
    Love of love Paula Uren (Leahy)

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