de Ruyter, Walter Joseph (Wal)

de Ruyter, Walter Joseph (Wal)

of Kiama Downs

Passed away on Monday, 4th October 2021. Beloved husband of Bronwyn. Adored son of Eddie and Tony (dec). Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Nick and Jodie, Zoe and Romano, Bec and Jules. Cherished Poppy of Tanu, Uea, Hatana, Mia, and Evie. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Peter, Gerda and Chris, Hans and Sam, Paul and Joyce, Astrid and Wayne, Marcel and Julie. Wal will be sadly missed by his loving family and many dear friends.

63 Years
Loved by all
Always remembered

A private service will be held.

Family and friends are invited to watch Wal’s service on Tuesday, 19th October 2021 at 11am via the link below.

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  1. Condolences to the family. Walter was a remarkable man and Nurse. I had the pleasure of knowing Walter through Uniting not only as Staff but also while my mother was a resident in Elanora. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
    R.I.P. Walter.

  2. I am a resident of Elanora. I knew Walter when he was Service Manager. He was a kind, considerate, compassionate and very caring and understanding man whilst at Elanora. Everyone loved Walter.
    To Bronwyn, on behalf of all the residents at Elanora, I send to you theirs’ and my condolences. Walter helped me when I was going through a difficult period and he was just such an understanding person and a delight to have around. He took part in some events we had and he had the best smile ever.
    He is sadly missed by all the resident’s and staff and there wasn’t a dry eye in the house when we received the news of his passing. I know now he is at rest in a good place. We miss him but he does not suffer anymore. Bronwyn, your husband was the kindest most understanding and compassionate man I have ever met. As Service Manager, he looked after each and every one of us in his own way and cared for all of us. He is sadly missed, but his suffering has ended. God bless you Bronwyn and the family .R.I.P.Walter

  3. We were very sad to hear of Wally’s passing. It came as a shock to us both. I worked with Wally at Shoalhaven Hospital as part of the administration and my husband enjoyed his company at social events. Our condolences go out to Bronwyn and the family at this sad time.

  4. Walter was a lovely man we new him through Elenora where our mother was for 9 years he always made time for a chat and you could tell how wonderfull he was with people he will be missed RIP

  5. Dear Walter
    What sad news to hear of Your Passing .
    You gave me my first job at Shoalhaven Hospital. Always such a kind and caring man . Such a loss . Love to all the Family .
    May u rest Peacefully in Gods beautiful Garden

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