Marie-Louise Garenkooper

August 13, 1927 – September 23, 2020
Marie-Louise Garenkooper (nee deVere) passed away peacefully in Nanaimo, B.C. on September 23, 2020. Marie-Louise was born in New York City, New York on August 13, 1927.
Beloved wife of John. Loving mother of Gina Garenkooper, Peter Theodore (Linda) and Andre Theodore. Cherished Nana of Deryk, Craig and Michelle. Dear sister of Sylvester and the late Louie.
Marie-Louise was devout to her faith throughout her life time.
“M.L.” was retired after a career as a Social Worker.
She is remembered warmly for her many years of volunteering at Tsow-Tun Le Lum Society “Helping House”.
A special thank you to Dr. Kathryn King and the exceptional staff of Dufferin Place for their compassionate care. No service by request. Online condolences may be offered at
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