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    Aug 31, 2020, 4:30 PM US/Eastern

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    15:30-16:30 Suriname time

    https://youtu.be/XesmWItdFlE

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Ronald van Leeuwaarde

Paul van Leeuwaarde

November 19, 1925 - August 24, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Paul van Leeuwaarde. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual and in person gatherings, we will share details here. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

OBITUARY
Eulogy for Paul Egbertus van Leeuwaarde On Thursday, November 19, 1925, Paul Egbertus van Leeuwaarde was born in a house on Wanicastraat (now Johan Adolf Pengelstraat) in Paramaribo. He was the second child of Marcus Munro van...  see more
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  • Patricia van Leeuwaarde Moonsammy
    I am posting this at the request of Hanna Braumuller:

    I am Hanna, a cousin of Paul.
    As I remember, my father, Henny Braumuller, spoke often about Paul. My father told me when I was a little gril, that Paul was an air traffic controller who ...  more
  • Lomayo van Leeuwaarde
    Nice to see the pictures of our uncle Paul. Thank you so much Patty!
  • Patricia van Leeuwaarde Moonsammy
  • Lorin Telgt
    A thought of comfort and condolences to Tante Sonja, Patty, Ron, Rob and family. I am honored and blessed to have known Oom Paul. Remembering his wonderful and gentle soul will forever remain in our hearts.
  • Danny Mertens
    Gecondoleerd voor de gehele familie en veel sterkte gewenst in dit verlies!

    Oom paul, dank voor uw charismatische indruk die ik heb mogen genieten tijdens mijn bezoek aan u! Goede reis!

    Danny Mertens, Matthew Mertens en Sherida van leeuwaarde
  • Simone van Leeuwaarde
    Lieve Oom Paul, bedankt voor de warme en liefdevolle herinneringen die ik heb mogen overhouden vandaag. Het huis in Commewijne waar u ons altijd samen met tante Sonja met een glimlach ontving.

    Het huis is mij altijd bijgebleven door alle fruitbomen en...  more
  • Cheryll van Leeuwaarde
    Namens ons moeder, Gita:

    Lieve oom Paul
    Dit verlies is erg groot. Maar ik neem de mooie herinneringen mee die wij samen deelden 🙏
    Vaarwel en rust zacht , een groet 🌹

    Gita
  • Yvonne Telgt-McKinney
    I remember when the van Leeuwaarde brothers would come to our home and gathered around the organ and started to sing in perfect harmony. Then the van Leeuwaarde discussions about what perfect Dutch was, or politics would start. I vividly remember Oom...  more
  • Cheryll van Leeuwaarde
    Oom Paul zoals we hem gekend hebben. Broer van onze opa, Humphrey. Altijd als we naar commewijne gingen, had hij vooral lekkere drinken klaar. En het eten niet te vergeten. Hij was altijd lief voor de kleinkinderen van zijn broer. Hij hield van knuffels...  more
  • Sherida van Leeuwaarde
    Oom Paul, Ik zal je missen je was een lieve en bijzondere intelligente Man je gaf ons altijd het gevoel dat wij mooi, slim en geliefd waren je was altijd trots en blij om ons te zien en luisterde altijd attentie vol naar ons.
    Kan me Commewijne herinneren...  more
  • Yvonne Telgt-McKinney
  • Emerald B-Natural Kirk
    I must express condolences to my van Leeuwaarde family especially to the children and grandchildren of Oom Paul. I lived 10 years with my grandmother in Uitkijk and realized how much Oom Paul loved his sister and her children. He is a great-uncle I...  more
  • Raoel van Leeuwaarde
    Oom Paul zal ik altijd herinneren als die lieve, intelligente en statige man waar ik altijd naar opgekeken heb. Dank voor alle fijne momenten die wij mochten delen. We will meet again. Rust zacht oom.
  • Lorano van Leeuwaarde
    I got to know uncle Paul by way of old photos I first saw as a 8 years old boy while I, at that time, was living in Holland as he was living in the US. I’m talking about the mid sixties. Looking from time to time at those pictures I was struck by the...  more
  • Anita Telgt Kirk
    Oom Paul was for me an uncle who loved all nieces and nephews because we are the children of his siblings he loved with a passion. I have always seen him as an honest, intelligent , innovative, creative and wise man. His passing hurts.....It huts very...  more
  • Matt Murphy
    I remember his amazing intellect and knowledge. He was always a great person to have a conversation with and always present at family events, especially when we were growing up in the Chi. May his soul rest in peace!
  • Sho Time
    Lieve en wijze oom Paul,
    De laatste keer dat ik in Suriname was heeft Wayne mij bij u thuis gebracht. Met volle aandacht luisterde ik naar uw prachtige verhalen over onze mooie familie en uw strijd tegen onrecht. U wist alles van ons gestolen en...  more
  • Lysiane Dijkhoff-Samy
    My mother, Johanna spoke always about her family, her parents, aunts, uncle and cousins. In dec of 2010 after the passing of her husband Paul Samy I took my mom to Surinam. After many years she had meet het cousin Paul van Leeuwaarde, again. They where...  more
  • Lomayo van Leeuwaarde
    I cherish precious memories of uncle Paul. We had regular contact in the period I lived in Surinam and he was working at Zanderij. After work he often wear shorts, under which his white legs were shown. They never saw the sun and Sonja and I always had...  more
  • Sandra Van Der Meijden - Van Leeuwaarde
    When I was a little girl, it seemed like happiness would always last forever, together, surrounded by all my loved ones in Paramaribo. As time passes, I know that I have to exchange some of that happiness for great sadness over and over again. The...  more
  • Roy van Leeuwaarde
    As a small boy I did not really know my uncle Paul. After I became a senior I also did not have many contact with uncle Paul.
    But those few contacts we had were special to me. I will always remember him.
    R. I. P. my beloved Uncle!
  • Sandra Van Der Meijden - Van Leeuwaarde
  • Sandra Van Der Meijden - Van Leeuwaarde
    Ik wist dat ook u een keer zou gaan, maar toch doet 't pijn om weer een stuk van mezelf kwijt te zijn. Rust zacht lieve oom Paul.