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MAZE, Richard (Dick) Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba 13 February 1911 - Died 25 September 2010 in Chilliwack, B.C. Richard attended Moose Jaw Normal School and taught on the prairies until he joined the Winnipeg Grenadiers as a Lieutenant in WWII. The Grenadiers and the Royal Rifles were taken prisoner at the Battle of Hong Kong in December of 1941, and spent the next 44 months as a POW in Sham Shui Po where he survived with the help of his strong will. Upon his return home he married Margaret (nee Rogerson) in 1946. He and Margaret and their daughter Rose-Ann lived in Victoria, BC until he was transferred to Vancouver, BC with BC Hydro in 1963. He retired from BC Hydro in 1975. Dick was active in the Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club where he met Ann (Watson), whom he married in 1980. They began a life of travel during the winter, spending the summer lawn bowling in Stanley Park and enjoying their home at English Bay. Their travels took them to many countries around the world. They spent years as snowbirds in Laguna Beach, California where they created many friends through the Laguna Beach Lawn Bowling Club. Dick and Ann moved to a Chilliwack Seniors Complex in 2006, enjoying their independence while living closer to family. Dick was predeceased by his first wife Margaret in 1976, his parents Richard and Annie (MacHenry), and his brothers Dave and Frank. He leaves his wife Ann, his sister Mary, his daughter Rose-Ann (Trev), his stepdaughter Anne (Michael), stepson Jim, grandchildren Dirk (Morgan), Evan (Jeevyn), Terri-Anne (Gord), Jackie, David (Alex), Ian (Sandra), and 6 great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews and many friends. He was a perfect gentleman and was loved and respected by all who knew him. Online condolences can be left at www.hendersonsfunerals.com Henderson's Funeral Home 604-792-1344