Eric was born in Erfurt, Germany on May 29, 1940 died at Hospice House in Vernon on March 6, 2015. He is survived by four children: Rick, Stephen, Debbie and David; three grandchildren; sister Herta, brother Fred, nieces and nephews. Eric was a carpenter by trade, working on both the Mica and Revelstoke Dam’s in the 70’s and 80’s. His last 20 years of work before retiring in 2005, was spent as the head maintenance man at the Village Green Hotel.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 3:00 – 4:45 p.m. at the Pleasant Valley Funeral Chapel, followed by an Open House at his home from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., where memories will be shared and stories told.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506-27 Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4.

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