It is with heavy hearts and sadness that
the family of Edward Bowes announce his
passing on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at the Moncton
Born on August 24, 1940, Edward was the son of the late
Russell and Roberta (Chapman) Bowes of Dorchester, NB.
As a young man, Edward joined the US
Army and served in Vietnam. Upon returning home, he
attended the New Brunswick Institute of Technology and the University
of New Brunswick, spending all of his teaching career at Saint John
Vocational School. After he
and Barbara moved to Sackville, Edward continued his passion for local
history as a member of the Westmorland Historical Society. He was always an avid
also enjoyed time spent at his cottage on Dorchester Cape. Other passions included NASCAR
and country music, especially the music of his « hero »,
Edward loved his family very much and
will be greatly missed by his wife of 37 years, Barbara (Calvert),
Sackville; daughter, Andrea Bowes (Jonas Watson), Fredericton, and son
Eddie (Amber), Fredericton. He is also survived by four
brothers, Frederick « Bud » (Brenda), Salt Spring Island, BC,
Barry (Helen), Kingston, ON, Gary (Mary), Petitcodiac, NB, and Malcolm
(Becky), Doaktown, NB, and three sisters, Laurie, Vancouver, BC, Carol
Green (Phil), Maple Ridge, BC, and Margie LeGood (Paul), Moncton, as
well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Edward was
predeceased by his infant brother, Gregory.
Arrangements are under the care and
guidance of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge
Street, Sackville (506-364-1300) from where a time of visitation will
be held 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Monday, February 25, 2019. A funeral service will be held
at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 2 pm. Father Allison Carroll
Interment will take place at the Dorchester Rural
Cemetery in the spring.
Donations in memory of Edward may be
made to the Sackville Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Westmorland
Sharing of memories and condolences may
be sent to the family by visiting Edward’s online memorial at
www.jonesfuneralhome.ca or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Edward Bowes 19402019..