Memories & Celebrations: Obituary
VEENENDAAL (nee MacDonald), Anne
With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Anne Veenendaal (nee MacDonald), age 63, of Burlington, Ontario with her loving family by her side. January 22, 2023, marks the end of a 12-year, hardfought battle with Huntington’s disease.
Anne was born and raised in Sioux Lookout, Ontario where she met and married the love of her life, Tony Veenendaal. Following the birth of their first daughter, Jennifer, in 1981 they moved to Strathroy, Ontario. Their second daughter,Lindsay, arrived in 1984. In 1994, they moved one last time to Burlington, Ontario.
A devoted wife and mother, Anne was predeceased by her parents, Marie (1987) and Bernie (2011), her daughter Lindsay (2016), and her brother Jack (2022). Anne leaves behind her husband of 43 years, Tony, along with her daughter, Jennifer (Jeff), grandchildren Kate and David Zimmerman, siblings Sharon (Chuck) Gera, Janet (Mel) Landry, Raymond (Linda) MacDonald, and Joyce (Gary) Marton. Anne will be forever missed by her in-laws, Karen MacDonald (Jack), Bert Veenendaal (Lise), Herman Veenendaal (Rosemary), Helena Copeland (Rob), numerous nieces and nephews, and the many people she befriended in the town she loved.
She will be laid to rest alongside her daughter, Lindsay. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to do so are asked to make a donation to the Huntington Society of Canada or a charity of your choice.
Online condolences can be left at www.dbburlington.com
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