October 16, 1933 – March 30, 2019
Mary passed away surrounded by family at the age of 85 in Port Alberni, BC. Predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Ted Schmidt; parents Cecilia & Leon; brothers George, Joe, Frank, Bill and Ray; and sisters Hilda and Leona. She is survived by her sister Doris and brother Robert; children Wayne, Carrie (Wayne) Smith, Jaime and Darcy; grandchildren Jennifer, Andrea, Leonore, Derek, Jessica, and Matthew; 2 great-grandchildren Pearl and Dezlynd as well as many nieces and nephews.
Mary enjoyed knitting afghans and sweaters; had a baked dessert at every meal; loved reading, taking long walks, camping and travelling across North America either driving or on bus trips.
The family would like to thank Dr. Muehlenberg, the Westhaven staff, Home and Community Care and the Nurses and staff at the West Coast General Hospital for the wonderful care that Mary has received over the past few years.
There will be no service at Mary’s request. Donations in Mary’s memory should be made to the West Coast General Hospital Foundation; or bake a cake from scratch for someone you love. Stories and condolences ma y be left for the family at www.chapelofmemories.ca.