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Joe Dol

Posted By RodAbrams On November 7, 2012 @ 7:02 pm In Obituaries | 20 Comments

Dol: Johannes T. (Joe).

Peacefully at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012. Joe Dol, at 78 years of age, beloved husband, for 53 years, of Maria (Vanderpost). Loving father of Gordon (Andrea), Stephen (Corrine), and Roger (Palma). Sadly missed by his grandchildren, Matthew, Patrick, Eric, Colleen, Jeffrey, Cassandra, Cassandra B., and Delilah. Joe will be deeply missed by his 4 legged friend Poco. Dear brother of Minnie, Peter, Anne, and the late John, Ted, Martin, Co, Joseph, Mary, Maria, and Alida. Fondly remembered by his Vanderpost brothers and sisters-in-law and many, many nieces and nephews.

Resting at Rod Abrams Funeral Home, 1666 Tottenham Road, Tottenham, 905-936-3477 on Sunday, November 11th, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Paul the Apostle Church, 190 King Street, South, Alliston, 2:00 pm Monday, November 12th, 2012, followed by interment in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Alliston. Donations in Joe’s memory to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. www.RodAbramsFuneralHome.com


Condolences for the family of “Joe Dol”


Condolence from Pam Kennedy on November 8th, 2012 9:29 am

Marie condolences on losing your beloved best friend, I hope your loving memories will help you through.


Condolence from Janice & Dave Radtke on November 8th, 2012 2:09 pm

Maria, Our sympathy to you and your family on Joe’s passing.We will always remember the good times and the fun guy Joe was to be around. Janice & Dave


Condolence from Bonspiel International de Québec on November 8th, 2012 3:43 pm

On behalf of all his fellow curlers, please accept our most sincere condolences. Joe was a good and generous man, a great friend to all the people who had the pleasure of meeting him.

We will all miss him and our prayers are with you and your family.


Condolence from Don & Linda Woolley on November 8th, 2012 6:39 pm

Maria, we cherish the times we had boating with you and Joe. Joe will be sadly missed. Our heart goes out to you.


Condolence from Mark & June Colpitts on November 9th, 2012 9:46 am

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. I am sure Joe is looking down smiling at the great family and friends that surrounded him. He will be missed by many.


Condolence from Shaun, Tracey, Zachary & Kaelan Gannon on November 9th, 2012 10:54 am

We are so very sorry for your loss. Our family’s thoughts and prayers are with you all. May Joe rest in peace.


Condolence from Mark Myrowich on November 9th, 2012 3:57 pm

Dear Maria, Roger, Steve, Gordon and Family,

Dana and I are so sorry for your loss. I always looked up to Joe as a respected business man who worked very hard and accomplished great success in life.

Joe had the Entrepreneurial twinkle in his eye and when we talked business I could sense the excitement in his voice and the pride he took in building his many business’s. I learned a great deal from the conversations we had and it has in many ways guided my direction as I go forward with my entrepreneurial dreams.

I am fortunate to have known Joe and that our paths crossed. He is a guy I will never forget and always admire.


Condolence from Lynda, Stacy(Smiley), Colton and Brody on November 9th, 2012 4:56 pm

Fondest Memory…After Co passed away and we were all hurting so badly..Joe came to visit with Mom(Lynda Dol) and I at her home a few weeks after. My Son who was 2 at the time heard his boisterous voice and laugh…came around the corner and yelled out “Opa Joe”. He went right to him..Joe swooped him up without hesitation…tossed him around playing with him. He never corrected him for calling him that. Smiles came to our faces for the first time in weeks… then some tears..then finally, some peace. Still makes me smile remembering as I type this. Sadly missed and fondly remembered..


Condolence from Phoebe E on November 10th, 2012 8:18 am

Please accept my sincere condolences. Death is our great enemy. May you find comfort and hope in the words of Revelation 21:4 when “death will be no more, nor mourning, nor pain be anymore…”


Condolence from Martin & Denise Pick on November 10th, 2012 8:21 am

Joe; Reit; Gord;Roger;Steve- you’ve lost such a precious personality.
In business, in social moments, Joe was ALWAYS such a steady and honest man. And what a builder; from sod to mulch to asparagus to becoming a seasoned sailor; loved the guy-Martin & Denise


Condolence from Gene and Debra Botman on November 10th, 2012 8:36 am

Aunt Reit, Gordon, Stephen and Roger…I (we) will always remember the great times we had, he was my godfather and always lived up to those expectations. Joe was one of a kind, hopefully those fond memories will help you all get through this difficult time.


Condolence from Henry C. Verschuren on November 10th, 2012 1:28 pm

My sincere condolences to Riet and the family,espessially Gordon, who went to school with our twins. I always respected Joe for his knowledge and enthousiasme. Our relationship goes back many years. I was working for Solty from 1963 to 1971. It was a good time for our family growing up in the country. I met Gorden later when I was working in Brampton
It is hard to deny our common Dutch Heritage. I will keep Joe and the family in my prayers


Condolence from Terry and Connie Kowalski on November 10th, 2012 6:55 pm

Our sympathy goes out to all the family. I do personally know all the boys and had the privilage of working for the Organization.


Condolence from debbie dol on November 10th, 2012 10:42 pm

Aunt Reit, Gordon, Steven and Roger. So sorry for the loss of such a wonderful person and uncle to me. Heaven is another angel stronger…one that can wiggle his ears. Many fond memories to carry forward.


Condolence from DON CAMPBELL on November 11th, 2012 4:49 pm

Reit, gord, Steve, Roger and all of your families:

our condolences,what a rare human being Joe was. The best businessman I ever met.
A priviledge to know him, I was fortunate enough to work for him for 7 years, he taught me a lot and things i still use to this day, anyone who knew him will never forget him.


Condolence from John & Catherine Dol on November 12th, 2012 6:21 am

We would love to be able to be present at the funeral.
We like to express our sympathy about this great loss.
Time is a great healer, but you will never forget this lovely and great husband and father.
May the good Lord sustain in the days ahead
John and Catherine Dol
New Zealand


Condolence from Rick and Sandy Moore on November 12th, 2012 7:36 am

Maria and family
We remember all the great times we had together, our trips to Florida, our boating trips, golfing together many times, and all those times we knew Joe and you, Maria and Roger, to be among the finest company and friends anyone could have.
Joe will always be in our hearts and thoughts.


Condolence from Morag and Frank Gerace on November 12th, 2012 8:12 am

Maria and family,

We wish to express our deepest condolences to you and your family. Joe was a very kind and generous man and we will always remember our golfing, boating and Florida visit with you both and Rick and Sandy. He will be remembered fondly.


Condolence from George/Ron & Bannerman Family on November 12th, 2012 9:30 am

We wish to express our condolences to Reit, Gordon Steve,& Roger & your family. Joe reminds of the song I did it my way,we always enjoyed doing business with Joe.


Condolence from Anne and Jake on November 12th, 2012 10:44 am

To Reit, Gordon.Styeven Roger. our cencere condolences,Knowing Joe who could laugh at (accidentaly) blowing up a 45 gallon drum sending it a 100 ft. into the air, working on trucks all night long so they would be ready for work in the morning,or he would play cards with you and always say double or nothing and in the end would let you win,always a joke to tell, these and many more qualities will never be forgotten by your brother in law for 46 yrs, and will be missed by your little sister who tragedly lost another brother, known to her as big Joe R.I.P

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