Maria (Mary) HAMMER

HAMMER – MARIA (MARY), passed away peacefully Monday, February 7th, 2005, in Holyrood Manor, Maple Ridge, B.C. Born in Czechoslovakia March 2nd, 1910. Maria joined her husband John in Canada in 1930. She lived in Alberta and moved to District of Maple Ridge in 1936 and resided here since. Maria was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She spent many hours working on the hobby farm, sewing, milking cows, and raising vegetables for her family and friends. Maria was predeceased by her husband of 74 years, John (Louis) in April 2002. She will be lovingly remembered by her son Bill (Ellen); daughter Alma (Ron) Jones; grand-children Cheryl (John) Christianson, Steve Hammer, Scott (Sonja) Jones, Michelle (Terry) Ruppel, and great grandchildren Jesse, Blaire, Brenden and Taylore. Celebration of Life Service was held Friday, February 11th in the MAPLE RIDGE FUNERAL CHAPEL (Osborn’s). Flowers gratefully declined. In memory donations may be made to the Maple Ridge Community Foundation, Box 370, Maple Ridge, B.C. V2X 8K9. The family wishes to thank Dr. Robert Harrison and all staff at Holyrood for their special loving care.

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