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Harriet (Hendrika) (DeVries) Mitton

August 31, 1940 — October 1, 2023


 Harriet (Hendrika) DeVries Mitton, August 13, 1940- October 1, 2023


"My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever." Psalm71:26


With profound sorrow, we announce the passing of our mother from this earthly life to her eternal home, at the age of 83.  She will be mourned by her children: Catherine (Herb), Joyce (Brad), Ray and Yvonne.  Harriet will be missed by her nine grandchildren: Greg (Melissa),Steve, Hanna, Erin, Paul (Luna), Renee, Levi, David and Ethan. Born the 9th of 10 children to Abraham and Johanna DeVries. Harriet is a sister to Jack DeVries, Keith (Corrie) DeVries, and John(Sionne) DeVries.  Predeceased by her daughter Lydia Mellema, husband Ron Mitton, brothers and sisters Ada (Kaas) Heikamp, Mary (Jake) Diepeveen, Jan (Tetje) DeVries, Ellen (Bill) VanDooren, Abraham DeVries and Margaret Stelpstra and sister-in-law Ann DeVries.  Harriet will also be missed by numerous nieces and nephews throughout Canada, the USA, and the Netherlands, along with their families.


Our family would like to thank the staff of Bluewater Health and Trillium Villa Nursing Home for their care of our mother during the final years of her life.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at River City Vineyard ( 260 Mitton Street, North, Sarnia, Ontario  N7T 7J7). Donations can be made on behalf of Harriet to River City Vineyard Arrangements have been entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre Ltd. (102 Victoria Street, North, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 5W9). Memories, messages of condolence or photographs may be shared through

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