Jeannette TUINMAN


It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Jeannette Alma Tuinman (nee Hanright) on June 25, 2009. She was born May 19, 1933 in Amherst, NS. Jeannette was a retired RN having trained at Victoria General Hospital School of Nursing in Halifax, graduating in 1955. After training she moved to Hamilton, ON. Worked in VON where she met and married her husband Arnold in 1957. They and their 4 children moved to Southern California in 1965 where she lived until returning to Canada in 1994 residing in Abbotsford, BC. Predeceased by husband Arnold in 1991. Leaving to mourn is her mother Jean Milton (96 years), sister Carolyn (Raymond) Ripley both in Amherst, NS, brother Roger (Bev), Hanright of Palm Bay, Florida, son Mark, Placentia, CA., daughters; Jennifer (Kurt) Giesaking, Denver, CO, Kim (Tom) Thomas, Eureka, CA, Sandra Hatch, Abbotsford, BC. Granddaughters Christina (Charlie) Pierson, Julia Tuinman, Charles (Charice) Boynton, J.J. Hatch (Christine), Cole Thomas, as well as great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Alexandria, Gabriella, Nathanial, Jessimine, Andrew and Dylan. Mom is finally at peace but will be greatly missed, especially by her special cat “George”. Any donations made to the MS Society on mom’s behalf will be greatly appreciated. Service will take place on August 5th in Amherst, NS at Amherst Cemetery at 1:00 pm.

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