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Winnifred "Winnie" Bowen

October 1, 1936 — October 23, 2021

Bowen, Winnifred "Winnie"
It is with profound sadness that the family of Winnifred Jeanetta Bowen (née. Wilson), 85, announce her peaceful passing on October 23, 2021. Born on October 1, 1936,  Winnie grew up in Westport and proudly graduated from the Ottawa Civic Hospital School of Nursing in 1958.
Devoted wife of Dr. Robert R. Bowen for 62 years. She will be dearly missed by children Judy, David and Diane Bowen; grandchildren Cassandra McDonald, Shawna Halikas, Brendan Bowen, Julian Bowen and Sonia Battista. Winnie was predeceased by brothers Leo, Earl, Gordon and Patrick Wilson, and daughter in-law Angela Rickman. She is survived by sisters Ella Laidlaw and Evelyn Drouin. Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews.
Winnie will be missed and lovingly remembered by family, friends and neighbours. She was an active member of Ottawa's Crystal Beach community with many seasons as a girls' softball coach. Winnie had a long-standing relationship with St. Stephen's Anglican Church, and loved giving back through many charitable efforts. Winnie and Bob enjoyed spending their time travelling the world, especially through their years in retirement. Winnie was an avid gardener, cross country skier, bowler, and would often be seen walking through the neighbourhood with Bob.
Thank you to all staff and nurses at Granite Ridge Long Term Care, who gave such excellent support and care.
Visitation to be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd, Ottawa on Thursday October 28th from 12p.m. - 2p.m. Memorial Service to follow in the Chapel at 2p.m. Reception to follow service.  Due to Covid, pre-registration is mandatory, please register with the link below or by calling 613-722-6559.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
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Visitation

Thursday, October 28, 2021

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Garden Chapel, Richmond Rd

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Memorial Service

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Garden Chapel, Richmond Rd

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Reception

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Garden Chapel, Richmond Rd

ON

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