The Americanization of Tine Van Dop
July 15, 2021
Catharina “Tine” Van Dop passed away on Saturday, July 10, after living a meaningful life in her native Netherlands, also called Holland, and her adoptive home in Morrisons Cove. She was in her mid-90s.
Her husband Abraham and she were born in the Netherlands and immigrated to the Cove in 1957. Between their births in the 1920s and the decision to move to America, some exciting, even tragic, events took place. Tine, for instance, spent the WWII war years living under harsh Nazi occupation in Holland. Abraham, who was serving his compulsory military service in the Dutch Far East colony o...