Aafra Hermina Zaal
After a brief illness, Aafra Hermina Zaal passed away on Sunday, February 17th, 2013 at the age of 94. Born in the Netherlands, she immigrated with her family to Canada in 1955. Aafra was predeceased by her husband Willem in 1999.
She will be greatly missed by her children; Rita Frewer (Dennis), Alida deJonge, Fred Zaal (Sharon), Elisabeth Zaal and Wilma Delongchamp (George), as well as grandchildren Kim, Rob, Jay, Ryan, Corey, Scott, Greg, Jordana, Johanna, Christopher, Danielle, Celeste and Sharon, as well as 11 great grandchildren. Special thanks to the staff of Cokely Manor for all their care and support for the past six years. Aafra provided free cleft palate surgery to children in third world countries.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Smile Train Canada.