Obituary of Liliane Vanhoucke
Liliane Christiane Vanhoucke (Seys)
Peacefully at Victoria Hospital on Thursday, May 27, 2021, Liliane Vanhoucke of Lambeth passed away in her 82nd year. Predeceased by her loving husband of 43 years, Gerard Vanhoucke (2006). Cherished mother of Arlene and the late Brian Carroll (2016) of Lambeth, and sons Garry and Karen Vanhoucke of Lambeth and Barry Vanhoucke of Calgary, Alberta. Proud grandmother of Jessica, Julia, Laura Vanhoucke and Shannon Carroll all of Lambeth. Liliane is the dear sister of Nicole and Don McLeod of Mt. Brydges, Gilbert and Marjorie Seys of Strathroy and sister-in-law of Peggy Seys of Mt.Brydges as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Predeceased by her parents Oscar Seys and Maria Seys (VanMullem), brother Louis Seys, sister-in-law Rose Marie Seys.
Born January 23rd, 1940, in Bredene, Belgium she immigrated with her parents and siblings to Canada in 1951. Shortly after their arrival her family purchased a tobacco farm in the Strathroy-Caradoc area where she lived until she married Gerard in 1963. In 1970 Liliane and Gerard moved to Lambeth where she spent the remainder of her days. She could be most frequently found at any local coffee shop or enjoying a good game cards, especially euchre. Liliane and Gerard enjoyed travelling the world. Their adventures took them to Belgium, France, Russia, The Ukraine, Cuba, Spain and Portugal, etc.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private family celebration of Liliane’s life and burial will be held on Monday, May 31, 2021. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of London-Middlesex, 435 Windermere Rd, London, ON N5X 2T1. McFarlane & Roberts Funeral Home, Lambeth, 519-652-2020 in care of arrangements. On-line condolences are available through www.mcfarlane-roberts.ca.
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