Obituary of Afra Appelman
Peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday, December 8th, 2022.
Afra, beloved wife John. Cherished mother of Peter (Michele), Dorothy (the late Glenn), Joe (Sofia) and James. Devoted Oma of Nicholas (Kassiddy) and Julie (John), great Oma to Rose, Matthew and Sunday. Predeceased by her parents Theodorus and Afra Huibers (nee Steur). Lovingly remembered by her sister-in-laws Cathy Huibers and Truus Huibers and many nieces and nephews. Afra was the youngest of 12 children.
Afra enjoyed volunteering in the sewing room for many years at the Niagara Warehouse of Hope. She was the mother everyone wanted to have and her family came first. She loved and would do anything for them.
The family will receive friends at the George Darte Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 585 Carlton St., on Wednesday, December 14 from 11am -1pm. A Final Tribute will follow for Afra at 1pm in the Ceremony Room of the Funeral Home. Interment in Victoria Lawn Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations made in Afra's memory to the Niagara Warehouse of Hope would be appreciated by her family.
Final Tribute for Afra
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