R.I.P. Carl Bowers

Carl Bowers

Passed peacefully in hospital, Ottawa, Ontario on June 25, 2017 at the age of 94 years.  Son of the late Michael Bowers and Elizabeth Carroll, of Chapeau, Quebec.  Predeceased by his wife, Elva Brennan, son Kevin, brothers M.J., Tony (Irene) and James and sisters Mary, Elsie (late Clifford Roach), Beatrice (late Gerry McHale) and Teresa (late Ed Montgomery).  Survived by daughter Carol Ann, sons Donald (Susanne), Wayne and Terrance; grandchildren Dale, Kendra, Melissa, Caitlin and Erin; great-grandchildren Kayleigh, Ryan, Nathan, Hunter, Myles, Charlotte, Rory and Baby Jack as well as by his twin sister, Sister Rita and brother Clifford (Odelene).  A veteran of WWII in the artillery, Carl returned home to Allumette Island, Quebec after the war to civilian life, married and raised his family with Elva on their farm.  A strong community supporter and volunteer, he held a strong belief in service to family, friends, country and God.  Carl will be sorely missed by family and friends.  Friends may call at Hayes Funeral Home,  56 St. Jacques Street, Chapeau, Quebec on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 5 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.   Funeral Mass will follow in St. Alphonsus Church at 11 a.m.  Interment Parish Cemetery.

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