Ivan Goossens



Quietly at home, Ivan Goossens passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 in his 71st year.

Ivan was predeceased by his partner of 34 years Ron Robinson (2009). He is survived by his stepchildren Lisa Harrison (Daniel Thompson) and Dale Robinson, his step grandchildren Ceilidh Harrison; Enya, Darby and Blaine Robinson. He was the dear brother of Roger (the late Mary), the late Imelda (the late Frank), the late Arsene (Barb), Magda (the late Casey), and Helene (William). Ivan will also be missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Andre and Leona as well as his stepmother Alice.

Ivan was born in 1952 in Belgium and immigrated to Canada as a toddler. He was a long time Bell Canada employee. His greatest joy was cooking and entertaining. Ivan's family wishes to thank his many friends for their care and attention, but in particular, Dale and Ron; Topher and Kim; and Greg.

Cremation has taken place. Family and friends are welcome for visitation on Friday, May 12, 2023 from 10-11 am at St. Michael's Parish, 511 Cheapside Street, London. The Funeral Mass will be held at 11 am. Interment to follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, London. In memory of Ivan, donations to the Humane Society London & Middlesex, 624 Clarke Road, London, ON N5V 3K5 or the London Regional Cancer Society, c/o London Health Sciences Foundation, 747 Base Line Road East, London, ON N6C 2R6. Arrangements entrusted with A. Millard George Funeral Home, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com