Spr John Donald “John D” Bowie (Ret’d)

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    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper John Donald “John D” Bowie (Ret’d) from Lower West River, NS on 6 November 2003 in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish, NS at the age of 85 years.

    John a was a veteran of the Second World War who served overseas with the Royal Canadian Engineers in North Africa, Italy and Continental Europe.   He was a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Arras Branch #59 in Antigonish.  He was a respected bricklayer throughout the Antigonish area and was a member of the Bricklayers’ Union.  He also was a director of the Bergengren Credit Union and member of Holy Name Society and Atlantic Retired Sappers. 

    Visitation will be at the C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish 8 November from 7:00 – 9:00 PM and 9 November 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM.  Funeral service will be conducted on 10 November 10:00 in St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish.  Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Anthony Daniel Bowie Bursary Fund at Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional School, 105 Braemore Ave, Antigonish. On-line condolences at: www.clcurry.com {gdFeb2017dc} [zpp]