Predeceased by his mother Edna, father Jack, and sister Rita.
He leaves behind his wife Eva, children Doug (Lori), Dean, and Sheri (Jason). His sisters Dianne (Stan), Darlene (Richard), brothers Robert, Don (Gail), Kenny, and brother-In-law Bill. Grandchildren Chris, Brandon, Aries (Jonny), Katie-Wray (Cody), Mathew, Nolan, Hannah, Sebastian, and Aiden.
Extended family Brie (Taylor) Blaine (Erin) (Audrey, Edie and Cedar).
Born in Port Alberni, lived in Maple Ridge. Ernie was a Firefighter, Fire Chief and Property Manager. He coached Softball and Soccer. Ernie will be remembered for his love of playing music.
In lieu of flowers donations in Ernie's name to the BC Cancer Agency or Ridge Meadows Hospital.
The Celebration of Life will be on June 4, 2022, at 20006 Richardson Rd. Pitt Meadows at 2 pm.