Ken De Groot

Obituary of Ken De Groot

With broken hearts we announce the passing of Kenneth 'Ken" John De Groot at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on November 28th, 2021, at the age of 51. Devoted husband and best friend of Lisa De Groot. Proud and adored father of Cameron, Michaela (Tom), Carter (Sarah) and Gage. Beloved son of John and Josie De Groot. Cherished brother of Laura (Bob) Van Damme, Brian (Jenny) De Groot and Carolyn De Groot (Jonathan Cuppett). Predeceased by his brother Michael De Groot (1976). Ken will forever be remembered by his siblings-in-law Krista (Dan) Van den Nieuwenhuizen) and Brad (Sonya) MacKenzie and his parents-in-law Don and Vicki MacKenzie. He will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends.


Friends will be received at DENNING’S OF WATFORD on Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Proof of vaccination is MANDATORY to attend. Registration is required, as we have limited capacity at the Funeral Home due to Covid-19 restrictions. To register, please visit the following link: A Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday with interment to follow at Our Lady Help of Christians Roman Catholic Cemetery. For those who wish to attend the live-streamed service at DENNING'S OF WATFORD, please follow the link: to register (Proof of vaccination is also required) or it can be viewed on our website at As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in Ken's memory to the LHSC Cancer Centre at 




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