Martha Moons

Obituary of Martha Maria Moons


After a faith-filled life of service and love, our Lord peacefully wrapped His arms around our mother, Martha Maria (Schoonderwoerd) Moons, and carried her to eternal rest on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 in her 77th year.

Born in Leiden, The Netherlands on March 3, 1946.  Devoted and loving wife for 48 years to the late Theodorus (Dick) Moons (2018).  Proud, loving and ever-loved mother of Juanita (Hubert), Janetta, D.Jay, Steve (Eva) and Adam (Sara).  Loved beyond measure by her adored grandchildren Jacob, Gavin, Maxwell and Mason Vandenberg, Nate and Emily Moons, and Roy and Nora Moons.

Beloved sister of Angeline Swart (late Roy), Maria (Bruno) Sinosic, Joan, and survived by brothers Clem (Joanne), John (Cecilia), and Luke (late Mary). 

She will be greatly missed by her in-laws Everit (Mary) Moons, John (Maggie) Moons, Bertha (Kurt) Walter and Charlie (late Tuesday) Moons.  Lovingly remembered by many Moons and Schoonderwoerd family members, and countless friends and colleagues.

Predeceased by her parents Jacobus and Johanna Schoonderwoerd, brothers Jack (Jane), Neil, Tom, Bill, nephews Jim Schoonderwoerd and Eric Walter, and other deceased members of the Moons and Schoonderwoerd families.

Visitation will be held at DENNING’S OF WATFORD, 232 Warwick St., on Sunday, December 18th from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, December 19th at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 432 Victoria St., Watford - where Martha spent 37 years in secretarial ministry, caring for and serving her parish community. Father Murray Sample officiating.   Private family Interment in Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Victorian Order of Nurses, or your local food bank. Online condolences and donations may be made at

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