In Memory of



Obituary for Timothy Verkaik

“A diamond in the rough with a heart of gold and a sense of humour out of this world”. Timothy Allan Verkaik “CHEWY” Born November 23, 1966 Deceased May 1, 2022 Tim, aka CHEWY, lived life to the fullest. He loved fishing, “gardening”, riding a Harley and spending time outdoors with his fur-baby Bobby-Chew. He was a son, brother, uncle, father and grandfather. Tim leaves behind his three daughters Sklynn Verkaik (Johnny), Nikita Verkaik (Josh), and Sadie, and two grandsons Alexander and Christopher, his mother Alice Elizabeth Verkaik, one brother John (Jen) Verkaik, and two sisters Dorothy Verkaik (Chris) and Nina (Christopher) McCathern and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Tim is predeceased by his father John Verkaik (May 2020), his grandparents Joris and Laurina Vanderham, and Willem and Marie Verkaik, his Uncle Reindart & Aunt Wilma Hummel, his Uncle Frank Toirkens, and Uncle Cliff McNally. Friends and family are invited to remember Tim at a time of visitation between 1pm and 2pm on Thursday, May 5th at Life Transitions (397 McNaughton Avenue West, Chatham) followed with a private family service. Tim / Chewy – Gone too soon…..loved forever!