In Loving Memory of
John Frederick Cowley 86 years. born November 12, 1930 in Ridgetown Ontario.
John passed away peacefully at Acacia Ty Mawr Lodge, Shawnigan Lake, B.C. on September 10, 2017
Beloved husband of the late Marion Edith Cowley (nee Jones) 1991
Loving dedicated Son of Frederick George Cowley (1999) and Marie (nee Elizabeth Waffle) Cowley 1987
Dearest father of sons Robert Cowley Windsor Ontario and the late Douglas Cowley (2006) and daughter Janice Cowley of Crofton B.C. and son-in-law Derek Stainthorpe (2006), Dearest brother to Joanne Holdsworth, Carol Nosella (Tom), Dick Cowley (Mary) and Kenneth Cowley (2009), Brother-in-law of Betty Matheson of Etobicoke. Predeceased by sister-in-law’s Peggy (Burt Forbes)and Doreen (Larry Sauve) and brother-in-law Bill Jones and wife (Vi).
Loving grandfather dearly missed by Jennifer, Michael, Breeann, Talis, Keenan, and Chance plus great granddaughters Hailey, Addyson and Chelsea and great grandson Mitchell. Numerous nieces and nephews and cousins in Ontario will miss him dearly.
Mr. Cowley was a retired Auto Mechanics teacher at Riverside Secondary School after years as a mechanic at Eddie Lee’s Marine and as an auto worker at Chryslers. He had a passion for boating, bird watching and nature.
He will be remembered for his dedication to his job and community and his love of family. He will be sadly missed.
Johns family would like to thank all the staff at Acacia for their exceptional loving care the last 7 years
Donations would be gratefully accepted to
Autism Services 3600 Curry Ave., Windsor ON N9E 2T6
SPCA Cowichan Branch 7550 Bell McKinnon, Duncan BC V9L 6B1 or Your Local Branch
Nature Conservancy, 36 Eglinton Avenue W, Suite 400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4R 1A1
Arrangements under the direction of First Memorial Funeral Services, Duncan, BC.