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William Johan 'Jay' Nijholt

September 2, 2022

January 26, 1985 - September 2, 2022
In Loving Memory ~
It is with complete and utter sadness that we regretfully announce the sudden passing of Jay Nijholt on September 2, 2022.
Jay was a funny, ambitious and charismatic friend to all. He always filled the room with his signature laugh.
He is survived by his mother, Sherry, his father, Frits, his sister, Tamara (Shane), his brother, Cory (Brittany), his niece, Nevaeh, and his world and stars, his fiancée, Nadine. There are also countless aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, team mates and coworkers who share in this tragic loss.
Jay had a zest for life that few could match. He loved snowboarding, concerts, and beach volleyball, but soccer was his passion. It was this passion that brought him and Nadine together.
Jay was a perfectionist in his trade and was a true professional. He took immense pride in his work, and took great care of his employees. All who knew him were truly blessed.
There will be a memorial for Jay on September 17th at 2:00 pm at Schoening Funeral Chapel at 513 Seymour Street in Kamloops. This will be followed by a celebration of life at 4:00 pm at the Coast Hotel on Rogers Way where we can share stories, laughs, tears and hugs.
Today, take the time to reach out to those you love, and tell them how much they mean to you. Not one of us is guaranteed tomorrow, so be sure to live for today. We know Jay always did.
Live streaming of the service link will be available and condolences may be expressed at