Northwestern Press

Monday, December 9, 2019

Martin C.A. Aardewijn

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born, raised in the Netherlands

Martin C.A. Aardewijn, 60, of Heidelberg Township, died July 3, 2019.

He and his wife, Debra C. (Hill) Aardewijn, were married 34 years last March.

Born March 21, 1959, in the Netherlands, he was the son of the late Franciscus and Sietske (De Koning) Aardewijn.

He was a district sales manager for an awning manufacturer.

Having grown up in the beautiful country of Holland, surrounded by water, he developed a passion for boats and spent memorable hours with his family on the water.

He was admired for his excellent mechanical and craftsman skills which he used to build and restore many classic boats.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by children Lauren C. Aardewijn of Hershey, Ryan M. Aardewijn and his girlfriend, Heather M. Smeraldo, of Allentown; brother Frans Aardewijn and his wife, Marlies of Belgium and their children, Saskia and Koen of the Netherlands; father- and mother-in-law, Arlan and Julia Ann (Mack) Hill, of Heidelberg Township; brother-in-law Alan Hill and his wife, JoAnn, and family of Germansville.

He was predeceased by a sister, Caroline L. Aardewijn.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at

Memorial contributions may be made to Heidelberg UCC Memorial Fund c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078-0196.

Arrangements were made by Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Schnecksville.