Ian G. Bowie

Born: Wed., Apr. 2, 1930
Died: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
Location: Adams Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Thu., Oct. 11, 2018

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Ian  G. Bowie


Ian Gerald Bowie, husband of Patricia Bowie of Miramichi passed away at Mount St. Joseph Nursing Home, on Sunday, October 7, 2018, at the age of 88.

Born in Oak Point on April 2, 1930, he was the son of the late George and Ida (Hay) Bowie.  He was the caretaker for St. Michael’s Parish for 54 years and attended St. Michael’s Basilica.

He is survived by his wife, the former Patricia (Pat) Williams; two sons, Edward Bowie (Kim) and Brian Bowie (Heather) all of Miramichi; one sister, Connie Johnston of Miramichi; grandchildren Alix, Drue, Trevor, Megan, Mitchell, Kiefer, Hallie, Kayden, Corbin.

He was predeceased by six sisters, Muriel McLaughlin, Gertrude Wallace, Hazel Moran, Grace Ewing, Theresa Bowie, Winnifred Scott; brothers, Raymond Bowie, Guy Bowie, Alvin Bowie, Edward Bowie.

Visitation was held from Adams Funeral Home Ltd, 140 King St., on Wednesday, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial was held from St. Michael’s Basilica, on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 11 am, with Father John Fraser as Celebrant and Father Leon Creamer and Father Dass as Co-Celebrants.  Music for the service was provided by David Bunnell and St. Michael’s Choir and the hymns were “Amazing Grace”, “The Lord’s My Shepherd”, “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace” and the recessional hymn was “Into Your Hands”.  A special song “Ave Maria” was sung by Paul Gregoire.  The scripture readings were done by Alix Bowie and Colleen McInnis and the prayers of intercession was done by Father Fraser.

Pallbearers were Trevor Bowie, Jeff Stymiest, Ken Walsh, Robert Savoie, Joe Scott and Jim McLaughlin.  Interment will be in the Parish Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to any charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Adams Funeral Home Ltd, 140 King St., Miramichi, telephone 773-3492 or messages by be sent online to www.adamsfh.ca

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Shelly Williams
   Posted Sun October 07, 2018
Dear Patsy and family: I am so sorry to read of the passing of Ian. Please know that you and the entire family are in my prayers at such a difficult time. God bless.

isabel maclaughlin
   Posted Mon October 08, 2018

Ian was an interesting character--sense of humour and definite viewpoints which made him interesting.

He had a deep love for PAT and always felt it was the best choice he ever made.


Mary Mac Donald- was Gifford -( Berube)
   Posted Tue October 09, 2018
well it has been a while since Ive seen every one, but weird how thing go I just ask the family to add me on face book last week.
my Prayers and Sympathy go out to all the family and friends
I used to be very good friends, with them all but moved away and traveled some as well.
it had been a pleasure working for the household and kindness will always be remembered very special people my my friend Ian may you rest in peace.my family have worked with you and was a very good person from Mary MacDonald Now Berube' from Riviere-Verte N.B. old housekeeper.

Keri Gorman
   Posted Tue October 09, 2018
Ed and family, very sorry to hear of your loss. Take care during this difficult time.

Joanne Audet
   Posted Tue October 09, 2018
Brian and Heather,

So sorry to hear the news. Brian, I keep remembering the story you told about the kite, the keys and the trunk. You are in my thoughts and prayers. The days ahead will be tough, keep your good memories close to your hearts.

My sincerest condolences

Melanie Gilliss-Buckley
   Posted Tue October 09, 2018
Dear Ed & Family,

Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your father.

Melanie Gilliss-Buckley

John & Sharon
   Posted Tue October 09, 2018
Pat, Edward and Brian
Sorry to hear about Iney’s passing. We are unable to attend as we are in Ottawa. Hope you are doing well.

Ross Randall
   Posted Wed October 10, 2018
Ed I am sorry to hear of your loss of your dad. My prayers are with your family. Ross.

Peggy and John Donahue
   Posted Wed October 10, 2018
Pat and family
Our condolences in loss of husband, father and grandfather.
John and Peggy

gerard flynn
   Posted Wed October 10, 2018
so sorry to hear about your father, my prayers are with you and your family. god bless

Frank Bowes
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
Brian, Ed and family,
Very sorry for your loss.
Frank Bowes

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