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February 9, 2019

Trientje “Trini” Elizabeth King (née Van de Wetering) died peacefully, with her family at her side, Feb. 9, 2019, at the Hanover Care Centre in Hanover. She was 95. Beloved mother of Wayne King (Judy) of Kincardine. Dear grandmother of Steven King (Anne) of Victoria, B.C.; and Heather King (Gene) of Trail, B.C. Loved sister of Hennie of Halifax, N.S.; and special auntie to Dianne Wilkes and girls of Midland. Predeceased by her husband, Charles W. King. Trini was born in 1924 in the Netherlands and spent her teen years in a country under German occupation. She met Charlie, a Canadian solider, and they were married in January, 1946. Later that year, she made her way to Canada, her new country, on a ship with many other war brides. Charlie and Trini lived in Toronto until 1967 when they moved to Brampton where she resided until 2018. She worked in Toronto and Brampton as a bookkeeper and loved to sew, knit and play tennis. She was also very fond of classical music. Trini constantly wanted to learn new things and was quite comfortable with her computer and iPad. She was very close to her grandchildren and kept in constant touch with them through phone, E-mail and Facetime. She will be missed by all. The family sends a special thank you to the Hanover Care Centre staff and volunteers for all of their love and support. A private family service will take place. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.