It was with profound and devastating sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Wayne Hartley Schmidt on Saturday, January 6, 2024 in his 71st year.

Beloved Husband of Claire Chiba; Loving Father of Tabatha (Michael), Jason (Susie). Dear Grandfather of Simon, Malcolm, Luke, Jake, Jayla, Samantha, Elizabeth, and Trinity. Close Brother to Earl (Nancy), Allan (Wendy), Marlene (Mike) and Kurt. Favourite Uncle of Michael, Gregory, Aaron, Andrew, Joshua, and Darcel. Warmhearted Brother-in-law of Vincent Chiba (Joyce), Charlotte (Richard), and Ted (Shanta). Dear Uncle of Will Shintani (Alice) and Michele (Chris). Dearly beloved Angel/Nephew of Sumire Shintani. Wayne is remembered with love by the Piette Family and many friends. He is predeceased by both parents, Jake and Louise Schmidt.

A private cremation has taken place.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday March 23rd, 2024 from 2:00pm-4:00pm at the Roncesvalles United Church. Entrance to the Church can be located at 214 Wright Avenue Toronto, Ontario M6R 1L3.

The Celebration of Life will be available to watch live via Zoom at the following link:

(Access to the Zoom Meeting begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday March 23rd)

Donations may be made to Mennonite Canada or to a charity of your choice.



March 23, 2024
Roncesvalles United Church
02:00 PM

Celebration of Life Service to be held from 2:00pm - 4:00pm



March 22, 2024
Tabatha Malone
This is the Zoom Meeting link for people to virtually attend Wayne's Celebration of Life at Roncesvalles United Church. Topic: Celebration of Life for Wayne Time: Mar 23, 2024 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 870 4597 7776 Passcode: 675117
January 09, 2024
Vincent Chiba
My deepest condolences to Claire Chiba and Wayne Schmidt's family and friends