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John Bowman

John Gordon Bowman

Wednesday, May 15th, 1935 - Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
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Bowman, John Gordon

Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Innisfree House on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Elaine (nee Hartwig) for over 61 years. Loving father of Brenda Calman (Matthew) and Kathy Rowland (Dennis Crake). Proud "Papa John" of Charles, C.J., Taylor, Rhianna, Lilly, Sam, Adam and Lauren and great grandfather of Anastasia. Son of the late Ivan and Vera Bowman. Dear brother of Robert and the late Keith Bowman. Brother-in-law of Nancy Anne (Bev Binkle), Mary Jean Hartwig and the late Larry Hartwig. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. John believed in service above self, as evidenced by his extensive involvement with the KW Business and Arts communities.

John's family will receive relatives and friends from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467. Please note that if you wish to attend, masks are mandatory and you must RSVP through the funeral home website. A private memorial service will be held. Extended family and friends may view the service on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm through the following livestream link: https://www.henrywalser.com/live-streaming

As a longtime blood donor, John would have appreciated donations to the Canadian Red Cross or Heart and Stroke Foundation (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.henrywalser.com for John's memorial and to RSVP.
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    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Henry Walser Funeral Home Ltd.
    Address
    507 Frederick St.
    Kitchener, ON N2B 2A5
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Charlie, Megan, Alexandra & Juliet

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Mim Miller

Posted at 04:30pm
I will definitely miss my chats with John at Hair Studio while he waited for you, Elaine. I last spoke with him just before Christmas and got up to date on his health. My sympathies to you and all your family.
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Judy

Posted at 01:16pm
Dear Elaine and family. Bill & I send our sincere condolences to you all. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.Judy & Bill Proctor
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Eric + Alric + Ronin. Thanks for the dive in the pool ! And from Anne. Outlaw's forever !! Love you and your family.
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