Ronald Hofsteede

Obituary of Ronald Hubert Joseph Hofsteede

HOFSTEEDE, Ronald Hubert Joseph – It is with great sadness that we announce his sudden death on March 6, 2021 at the age of 55. Dear brother of the late Dorothy (Dave) Cann, the late Leola (John) Jackson, Lia Churchill, Joanne (Manuel) Ferreira, Mary (Terry) Widdis, Carl (Greta) Hofsteede and Ed (Betsy) Hofsteede. Cherished Uncle of the late Terry-Lynn Cann, Meagan Churchill, Jennifer (Aaron) Beauvais, Christine (Mike) Carreiro, Andrew (Kelly) Ferreira, Wendy Thomson, Brian Thomson, Sierra (Vince) Paquin, Marsadie (Jordon) Grenier, Michaela Grenier, Ryan Grenier, Asha Hofsteede (Spencer), Sara Hofsteede (Filip), Johnny Hofsteede (Stephanie), Alexis (Matthew) Simon, Rachel Hofsteede (Roger), Steve (Shanine) VanDinther, Mike VanDinther, Mark (Karen) VanDinther, Laura VanDinther. Adored by his many Great-nieces and Great-nephews. Loved dearly by his Great-great nephew and proud Godfather to Kylie Grant-Churchill. Predeceased by his parents John & Petronella Hofsteede. 


Ron was a genuinely caring soul; kind to everyone who crossed his path, generous, thoughtful, and considerate, never judging of others. He had a fun-loving, happy, and vibrant personality that made it easy for people to like him and he was loved by many. His infectious smile that brightened the day and the way he lit up a room will forever be missed but never forgotten.      


Visitation will be held at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia on Saturday, March 13, 2021, from 1–3 p.m.  Those who wish to attend must signup by clicking on this link:

or call the funeral home at 519-344-3131.   Private family service will be held following visitation.  Cremation will follow. Due to current COVID restrictions please note that masks/face coverings are mandatory and maximum visitors at one time and social distancing will be strictly enforced.  As an expression of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to Heaven’s Wildlife, P.O. Box 119, Oil Springs, ON N0N 1P0 or Pathways Health Centre for Children, 1240 Murphy Rd., Sarnia, N7S 2Y6.  Messages of condolence and memories may be left at

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