John M. Vander Wal, age 97, passes away on Monday, December 24, 2018. Born in Groningen, the Netherlands he lived with his late wife Trudy (Ducherall) in the US for 58 years. He was a truck driver for Suffern Distributors before retiring. Mr. Vander Wal is survived by his devoted son Christopher, his wife Mary, and his granddaughter Christine. Also survived by his nephew Menno Vander Wal and his wife Toos and their daughters Truus and Lindy of the Netherlands.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the Autism Society of America, 4340 East West Hwy Suite 350, Bethesda, MD 20814, phone: 800.328.8476, www.autism-society.org