October 28, 1939 – January 8, 2020
Born October 28, 1939 in Ruabon, Wales, the son of Eric and Betty Bowen, a brother to Rachel. Deceased January 08, 2020 in Cranbrook, British Columbia.
John was educated in the United Kingdom, including the University of Liverpool, and the Denbighshire Technical
College. After leaving school, John met and married Pamela Dodgson. In the early 1960’s John and Pam had their first son, Andrew, then a few years later moved to Fernie, B.C. where their youngest son, Ian was born. John and his family moved to Cranbrook in 1983. John was an avid curler, golfer, plus played racquetball, pool and darts. Volunteering was a big part of John’s life, from scheduling bonspiels and golf tournaments, to the Elks, United Way, and Tourism Cranbrook to name a few.
John is survived, and missed, by his wife Pam, sons Andrew (Sabine) and Ian (Shari) and four grandchildren, Evan, Alec, Nicole, and Emily, his sister Rachel and her family.
Donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Parkinson’s Research.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Services.
Condolences for the family can be offered at: www.mcphersonfh.com
McPherson Funeral Service
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