Wesley Hendrickse

Obituary of Wesley Charles Hendrickse

Wesley Charles Hendrickse passed away peacefully on January 30th, 2024. He lived a rich and full life for 94 years, leaving behind cherished memories.

Wesley was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1929. His parents, William and Johanna, instilled in him values of education, family and hard work.

In 1953, Wesley married the love of his life, Eunice Magdalene Franco. Together, they embarked on a journey that took them from South Africa to England in 1960, seeking freedom from the Apartheid system, and later to Canada in 1968. Wesley's career as an electrical engineer led him to become Vice-President of a Toronto electrical company, a testament to his dedication and expertise.

Wesley had a passion for travelling, and his job took him to places like the Middle East. He also enjoyed his adventures around the world with family and friends. An active sportsman, he found joy in playing soccer, tennis, badminton, and golf. He liked to engage others in conversations on a variety of topics, reflecting his love of learning.

Wherever Wesley and Eunice went, they built a community of family and friends. Together, they worked, played, danced, and enjoyed life.

Wesley is survived by his beautiful devoted wife Eunice, his daughter Cheryl (Mark), his son Michael (Jane), his five grandsons Michael (Leahann), Daniel (Marika), Joshua, John (Lindsay), and Luke, as well as his four great-grandchildren Alexis, Paul, Audrey, and Marcus.

Wesley’s spirit will live on in the hearts of his family and friends.

Wesley’s life will be celebrated with his immediate family.

A Memorial Tree was planted for Wesley
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