SCHMITT ~ Howard
76 years of Maple Ridge. B.C. passed away peacefully on Christmas Day. Howard was born in Germany July 11, 1931 coming to Winnipeg in 1951 working as a Master Mechanic. It was in Winnipeg that he met his wife Elaine who he married in 1952. In 1978 the family moved to Vancouver where they managed an apt. building for many years. Howard was also employed with B.C. Corrections as a guard retiring from this position in 1996. He was active with Citizen Crime Watch – Coquitlam, Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 88. He is survived by his dear friend Carol, his son Howard, a daughter Germaine, 6 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren a brother Alfred ,numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Elaine and a sister. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:30pm on Sat. Jan. 12 at the Maple Ridge Legion Branch 88 12101-224 St. Maple Ridge.