CWO Phillip Joseph Andrew Hebert, MMM, CD (Ret'd)
We regret to advise that Chief Warrant Officer Phillip Joseph Andrew Hebert, MMM, CD (Ret'd) passed away peacefully on 24 December 2006.
Born in Wilkie SK in 1943, Phillip joined the military in 1960 at the age of 16. Starting as a Sapper Apprentice, he went on to enjoy a long and successful career with the Canadian Military Engineers that spanned 35 years. Postings included Calgary, Germany (twice), Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa and Chilliwack. Phil retired in 1995 in Chilliwack but remained active with the Engineer Family and served as president of the Retired Sapper's Reunion Committee for three years and was an integral part of the Apprentice Reunion Committee.
A Celebration of Life Service for Phillip was held at the Masonic Hall, 45905 Hocking Ave., Chilliwack, at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, 3 January 2007. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Phillip's name to the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation's Neurosciences Program; 6th Floor, 260 Sherbrooke St., New Westminster, BC V3L 3M2.