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April 24, 2020

Maria “Mary” Ferhilda Kesteloot (née Lava) of Kincardine, died at Trillium Court Seniors' Community, Friday, April 24, 2020 in her 78th year. Cherished wife of the late John Albert Kesteloot (2017). Loving mother of Debbie Kesteloot of Kincardine, Sandra (Tom) Wilson of Kincardine, and Karen Kesteloot of Guelph. Missed by seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Remembered by her brother, Jerry (Judi) Lava of Kenora; brother-in-law, Julius (Mary) Kesteloot of Aylmer; and sister-in-law, Christine (Paul) Van Bree of Forest. Also missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by her parents, Maurice and Eugenie Lava (née Lamote); sister, Jeanne (Joe) DeLeebeeck; and sister-in-law, Diane Kesteloot. Private funeral arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine. Memorial donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association – CMHA or the Kincardine and Community Health Care Foundation, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. “May the winds of heaven blow softly and whisper in your ear how much we love and miss you and wish that you were here."