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George Van Antwerp

George Louis Van Antwerp Jr.

Friday, August 22nd, 1930 - Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Grosse Pointe Park resident George L. Van Antwerp Jr., 89, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019.
He was born Aug. 22, 1930, in Detroit, to George and Bernadette Van Antwerp. George served as a Corporal in the US. Army before beginning his career as a bailiff in Detroit’s 36th District Court Offices. He enjoyed friends, family, summers at Grand Lake, hugging his grandchildren, telling stories, bird watching and rides in his Lincoln. He was a member of the Polish Yacht Club and Bayview Yacht Club.
George is survived by his daughters, Beth LaRiviere (Tim), Mimi Jordan (Tom) and Katie Melville (Bill); sons, Chip Van Antwerp and Ted Van Antwerp (Tricia); grandchildren, Patrick, Theo, Liam, Sarah, Elizabeth, Erin, C.J. and Ryann and great-grandchildren, Trey, Graham and William.
He also is survived by his brother, Bernie Van Antwerp.
George was predeceased by his wife, Nancy Van Antwerp and sister, Betty Dettloff.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe Chapel, 468 Cadieux, Grosse Pointe.
Donations may be made to the Capuchins at
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    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 10:00am
    Bon Secours Chapel, Beaumont Grosse Pointe Hospital
    468 Cadieux Rd.
    Grosse Pointe, Michigan 48230
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Mark Carter

Posted at 09:18am
So sorry to hear of Mr VanAnterps passing. A very nice man, always had a smile on his face. May he Rest In Peace.

Rob Arondoski

Posted at 06:59pm
My prayers and thoughts are with the family

Stephanie Clement

Posted at 04:04pm
Sent with love and remembrance,
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Br Nick Blattner Ofm Capuchin

Posted at 03:10pm
On behalf of the Capuchin brothers, I offer my deepest sympathies on the passing of George. It is truly humbling to receive memorial donations in honor of George's life. Please be assured of the brother's prayers for the entire Van Antwerp family during this great time of grief. May perpetual light shine upon George.

Love and hugs, All the Seiberts

Posted at 05:20pm
Uncle Tim will remain in our hearts and memories forever. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Amen! Amen! Amen!
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