Johannes (John) Groeneveld

June 9, 1929 - June 30, 2014

Service Date: July 4, 2014

Visitation:  Thursday from 7 - 9 p.m.   Ross Funeral Chapel, Port Hope ON

Funeral Service:  Friday July 4th at 11 a.m.   New Hope United Church, Welcome ON

Interment:  Knoxville Cemetery, Port Hope ON

Reception:  New Hope United Church, Welcome ON

Peacefully at home, in Campbellcroft, on Monday June 30th, 2014 in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Maartje Groeneveld. Loving father of Nick, Neil (Kjerstin), John (Sandra) and Elizabeth (Chris). Grandfather of Stephanie, Nicolaas, Eliese, Eric and Samuel. Great grandfather of Carter and Isabelle.

Friends are invited to call at The Ross Funeral Chapel, on Thursday from 7 – 9 p.m.

Service will be held at New Hope United Church, Port Hope on Friday July 4th at 11 a.m.

Interment Knoxville Cemetery.

If desired, memorial donations to New Hope United Church or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be received at

Jason brooks, director of research and communications for the foundation for education reform & accountability, a think tank