Arend "Art" Bakker

Obituary of Arend "Art" Bakker

Former owner of Art’s Variety,

former owner of Carson’s Catering for 35 years,

member of Newmarket Lions Club,

member of York Regional Police Association and

longtime harness racing owner

Peacefully passed away at Caressant Care, Arthur on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Art Bakker, formerly of Newmarket at 84 years of age. Beloved husband of late Margaret (nee Dekker). Loving father of Cynthia (Michael) Andrusyszyn and Monica (Mark) Pardue. Proud grandpa of Jennifer, Rebecca (Brad); Tyler and Kaitlyn. Dear great grandpa of Caleb and Briar.

Friends may be received at SKWARCHUK FUNERAL HOME, 30 Simcoe Rd., Bradford on Thursday, May 12, 2022 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.  Funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 11 a.m. Interment at St. John Cemetery, Newmarket.

Facial masks are required at the visitation and funeral service.

In Art’s memory, donations may be made to Diabetes Canada.