It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Herta Matthews (nee Hafenscher) on March 20, 2012 at the age of 82 years in Armstrong, BC. Herta passed away just three days after her husband of 56 years, Earl James Matthews. She was predeceased by her parents Stefan and Leopoldine. Herta leaves behind two sisters Frieda (Robert) and Martha of Austria, children Hans (Merle), Leona (Bruce), and Raymond (Heather), grandchildren Richard, Stefanie, Erica, Katrina, Benjamin, and Mark, great-grandchildren Jaclyn, Sydney, Adriana, and Ava, many nephews, nieces, cousins of Austria, as well as several loving friends. Herta immigrated to Canada from Austria in 1954 with her young son Hans. Shortly thereafter she met her husband Earl in Port Alberni, BC where they spent many years raising their family. In 1989, Earl and Herta moved to Armstrong, BC to spend their retirement together. Always in our thoughts and forever in our hearts. No service by request. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.MyAlternatives.ca.

Cremation arrangements entrusted to


Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866

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