Janice Maureen Bowland, beloved wife of Gerald Bowland of Calgary, passed away at her home on Thursday, May 27, 2004 at the age of 49 years.
Janice was born on April 23, 1955 in Goderich, ON. She graduated with an Honours Degree in Geography in 1976 from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, a Bachelor of Education from the University of Western Ontario, an MBA from McGill University, Montreal, and was also a Certified Management Consultant.
Janice met Gerald in Waterloo. They were married in 1977 and lived and worked in Montreal until moving to Calgary in 1996. Most recently Janice was employed with Oracle Corporation as Western Region Vice President, and was formerly employed by KPMG and BearingPoint as well as Canadian Pacific Ltd. An active participant in all sports, Janice particularly enjoyed softball, skiing, and golfing. She was a member of the Canadian Ski Patrol and the Willow Park Golf & Country Club, as well as a member of the Board of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum, and a former Girl Guide Leader. She will be forever remembered as a wife, mother, sister, favourite aunt, friend, and associate, and was loved by her “walk-mate” Abu.
Besides her loving husband Gerald, Janice is survived by her daughters, Theresa and Sarah, both of Calgary; sisters and brothers, Eileen, Anne, Con, Frank, Cathy, Terry, Donna, Rosemary, Mary Ellen, Margaret, Tom, Kathleen, and Betty Jane; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Sophie Foran.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Sunday, May 30, 2004 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) today at 10:00 A.M. with the Very Rev. Gregory Coupal, V.F. officiating. Forwarding arrangements to McKenzie & McCreath Funeral Homes in Lucknow, ON. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McKenzie & McCreath Funeral Homes (595 Campbell Street, Lucknow, ON N0G 2H0 Telephone: (519) 528-3432) on Tuesday, June 1, 2004 from 7:00 P.M.- 9:00 P.M. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church (R.R. #3, Highway 21, Goderich, ON) on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at 11:00 A.M. Graveside Service to follow in St. Augustine Cemetery (Auburn, ON). To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
In living memory of Janice Bowland, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences