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Philip Muir Hanes

April 22, 1934 to July 3, 2015

After fighting a brave battle with MDS, Philip Hanes, 81, of Smithers, B.C. passed away peacefully on July 3, 2015 in the Bulkley Valley District Hospital with family by his side. Born in Truro, NS, he was a son of the late Fred and Ethel (Pratt) Hanes. He is survived by his daughters Cindy (Calvin), Cathy (Colyn) and Patti (Norm), and close nephew Donnie (Sherri); sisters Barbara and Evelyn; grandchildren, Christina (Curt), Steven, Zachery, Daryl (Katie), Ryan (Chelsea) and Terrance (Erica); and great grandchildren Kaleb, Garyn, Alex, Nick, Jordyn, Payton and Ashtyn. He will now be in the company of his brothers Ronald, Alvin, and Elroy; his sisters Dorothy, Irene and twin sister Phyllis.

A Celebration of Life was held Saturday July 11, 2015 at Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre in Smithers. Memorial donations in Philip’s name can be made to the Bulkley Valley Health Care and Hospital at On-line condolences may be made at

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