Tuns, Adrien

Adrien Tuns was born on June 11, 1944, in Holland. He has 3 siblings, including 2 older sibling that were born in the Netherlands, and a younger brother who was born in Canada. At age 8 his family emigrated from a little island village in the Netherlands to Canada. His older sister Ann was born in Holland, the oldest of her four siblings. After living through WW2, she emigrated to Canada, and got a job in a restaurant. After arriving at Pier 21 in Halifax Adrian’s family moved throughout Ontario. Eventually they settled down in Woodstock, Ontario, where Adrien and his sibling still live. 

Adrien and Ann were interviewed for this project by Adrien’s granddaughter Kathryn.


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