John R. Wierenga
John R. Wierenga

April 7, 1942 - April 14, 2018
Born in Philadelphia, PA
Resided in Odenton, MD
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John R. Wierenga, 76, of Odenton, MD, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Born on April 7, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA, John was raised in Annapolis. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Marilyn Wierenga, his son, Greg Wierenga (Amanda), and his granddaughter, Amber. He is also survived by one brother, Hal Wierenga of Arnold, and one sister, Susan Zotter of Portland, Oregon. John was employed for 53 years in the grocery business. He was a voracious reader with a passionate interest in geography, history, nature and sports. He enjoyed collecting antique duck decoys and watching old Westerns. A memorial gathering will be held at Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Road, Gambrills, MD 21054 on April 28, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Friends of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge at or P.O. Box 1231, Cambridge, MD 21613. Please include a note to apply funds to the “Raptor Cams.”





Memorial Gathering
Hardesty Funeral Home-Gambrills
851 Annapolis Road
Gambrills, MD US 21054
Saturday, April 28, 2018
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM