John F. Rowland passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2006 at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta.
John was born in Durham, ON, raised in Elmira, ON, and educated at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON. He was a long-time employee of CANMET in Ottawa, ON, and he and his wife relocated to Cochrane, AB in 1992.
John will be greatly missed by his loving wife Peg; his daughter Megan (Frank) Chapman; sons John and Grant (Sue); grandchildren, Nicholas, Lauren and Brandon; his sister Catherine (Bob) Elliott; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents John and Olive Rowland; and his brother David.
A Gathering for family and friends will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Cochrane Funeral Home (369 Railway Street, Cochrane, AB) on Saturday, March 18, 2006 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966. The family would like to thank Drs. Geremia and Hagen and the nursing staff of Unit 32 of the Foothills Hospital for their loving care.
In living memory of John F. Rowland, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.Print This Obituary & Condolences