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DRYDYK, Jacobus "Jack"

DRYDYK, Jacobus

Jacobus “Jack“ Drydyk was born Nov 5, 1928 in Overzande, Holland. He passed away peacefully Sept 28th 2017.

He was a beloved father, husband, brother, and grandfather and he leaves behind a legacy of kindness, love and faith. Jack will be missed by his wife of 59 years Rika Maria Drydyk; 5 children: John Drydyk (Binky), Kathy DeMille (Rodger), Jack Drydyk (Brenda), Mary-Lou Stewart (Gary), Richard Drydyk (Heather); 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Jack came to Canada in 1953 with his brother in search of new opportunities. Working their way across Canada they settled in New Westminster working for the Vander Zalms and then at the lumber yards. Returning to Holland 3 years later he met and married his wife. In 1958 they sailed once again to Canada and settled in Aldergrove as a farm laborer. In 1960 they bought the farm in Grindrod They farmed together until 1985 when the farm sold and they moved across the road where they lived until moving to Armstrong in 2008.

A Funeral Service will be held Oct. 14th at St Ann’s Church in Enderby at 11:00 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.MyAlternatives.ca.

Condolence Messages
  • Nov 04, 2017
    Sorry to hear of your loss.
    Raymond Imbeau
  • Oct 20, 2017
    John and family, my sincerest condolences on the loss of your father.
    Bev Dodds