Antonia Lamers

Antonia Maria "Toni" Lamers

1939 - 2024

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Obituary of Antonia Maria Lamers


 Antonia “Toni” Maria Lamers

(nee Van Boxmeer)


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Toni Lamers, peacefully, in her home on Sunday, January 21, 2024.


Toni was predeceased by her husband of 37 years, Albert Lamers in 1997. She will be remembered as a loving mother to Ed (Laurie) Lamers, Paul (Lynn) Lamers, Deb (Klaus) Preuschoff and Patricia Connolly. Toni cherished her grandchildren, Dave (Denae) Lamers, Jeff Lamers, Lee-Ann (Scott) McCutcheon, Jen (Shaun) Smith, Chris Preuschoff, Amanda Preuschoff, Cheryl (Jeff) Hossfeld, Bonnie Lamers (Christian), Natasha Presley and Kaitlyn Connolly.  Toni will be remembered as beloved GG to Michael, Raven, Carlee, Zach, Ella, Lydia, Allison, Landyn, William, Rose, Kayleigh and Anthony.  Also survived by her two brothers Ted Van Boxmeer, Tony Van Boxmeer and sister-in-law Diane Van Boxmeer.


Toni was also predeceased by her brothers, John Van Boxmeer, Bill (Nettie) Van Boxmeer, her sister Dora (Gerry) Lamers, sisters-in-law Ann Van Boxmeer, Susan Van Boxmeer and son-in-law Blaine Connolly. 


Toni had a long career working at Woolworth’s bakery department and using her talent to decorate cakes. She and Albert raised their family in Kitchener. For years Toni committed to serving St. Joseph Catholic Church with the C.W.L. organizing and preparing food for funeral luncheons and was also involved in many parish events.


Visitation will be held at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., on Wednesday, January 24 from 5 – 8 p.m.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph RC Church, 148 Madison Avenue South, Kitchener on Thursday, January 25 at 11:00 am.  A reception will follow in the Parish Hall of the church. Interment will take place at Williamsburg Cemetery, Kitchener.


Condolences for the family and donations to Ray of Hope Community Centre or the Lions Foundation of Canada Guide Dogs may be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street S. Waterloo at






5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Erb & Good Family Funeral Home
171 King Street South
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am
Thursday, January 25, 2024
St. Joseph's RC Church
148 Madison Avenue South
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada