Lillian Eleanor Schmutz-Hogan

July 14, 1923 – February 4, 2019
Was born on July 14, 1923 in Ottawa, Ontario and passed away peacefully with family by her side on February 4, 2019 in Trail, BC.

She is predeceased by her husband Ernest Alfred Schmutz, her parents, siblings, cousins and nephews. She is survived by her children, Mark (Pauline), Judith (Rick), Daniel, Robert (Donna) and Eleanor (Frank); her grandchildren, great grandchildren and her beloved cat Suzy.

Lillian’s loves included travelling, swimming, cycling, skiing, skating, quilting, knitting and spending time with her family.

A Graveside service will be held in Coquitlam later this spring. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence by visiting the family’s register at

As an expression of sympathy, your donations made to your local SPCA in Lillian’s name would be greatly appreciated.

The family would like to express sincere gratitude to Dr. Knox, Dr. Benzer and all of the wonderful staff of the 100 and 300 wings at Columbia View Lodge for their excellent care of Lillian.

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