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James Cowan

Jim Cowan Sr.

Friday, August 20th, 1943 - Saturday, February 20th, 2021
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Obituary

Passed away peacefully on Saturday February 20th, 2021 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton in his 78th year. Loving partner and best friend to Mary Corey and their fur baby Maggie. Beloved brother of Diane (Jose) Garcia, Carol Seminara, Dorothy Leece, Lynda Kauth, Natalie (Peter) Anaman and Judy (Rick) Beecroft. Dear father in law of Ernie Kopeschny. Jim will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews, as well as extended family on Mary's side. Predeceased by his wife Sharon (nee) Hines, his daughter Margaret and his son James Jr .
Family will receive friends at the Ballard Minor Funeral Home, 315 Broad Street E, Dunnville on Thursday February 25th from 2 - 4 pm. Those wishing to attend the visitation must RSVP through the funeral home website. Please arrive in the parking lot 10 minutes prior to the chosen visitation time and speak to a parking attendant. Masks are required at all times when in the funeral home. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, a private family funeral will take place on Friday February 26th at 11 am. The funeral service will be livestreamed on the funeral home Facebook page and will also be available from the funeral home website for those wishing to join with and support the family in this way. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Friends are invited to send condolences and sign the Book of Memories at www.ballardminorfh.ca.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 25th, 2021 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Thursday, February 25th, 2021 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Ballard Minor Funeral Home
    Address
    315 Broad Street East
    Dunnville, Ontario N1A 1G4
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Those wishing to attend the visitation must RSVP through the funeral home website. Please arrive in the parking lot 10 minutes prior to the chosen visitation time and speak to a parking attendant. Masks are required at all times when in the funeral home.
  • Service

    Friday, February 26th, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, February 26th, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    Ballard Minor Funeral Home
    Address
    315 Broad Street East
    Dunnville, Ontario N1A 1G4
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Due to COVID 19 restrictions, a private family funeral will take place on Friday February 26th at 11 pm. The funeral service will be livestreamed on the funeral home Facebook page and will also be available from the funeral home website for those wishing to join with and support the family in this way.
  • Interment

    Friday, February 26th, 2021 | 12:00pm
    When
    Friday, February 26th, 2021 12:00pm
    Location
    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Address
    122 Robinson Road
    Dunnville, Ontario
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5 trees have been planted in memory of Jim Cowan Sr.
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Diane Garcia

Posted at 10:05am
Jim you were as strong as these trees and Our hope is this gives enjoyment to many people looking to relax under a beautiful tree. Love you brother xx

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CTaylor

Posted at 02:42pm
Jimmy will be missed dearly. I remember ice fishing with him in Kingston years ago. ~ Fred Shepherd
 
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Diane Garcia Posted at 08:00am

Thank you Fred, he spoke of you often and always what a great friend you were. Thank you for reaching out to us, we appreciate everyone who loved our brother as we did. Diane
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Dale & Phyllis Sensabaugh

Posted at 12:00pm
Mary & JIm's Family....Sincere condolences to you on the loss of Jim. Remembering all the good times we had from our Friday coffee nights at Tim's.

Dale & Phyllis Sensabaugh
 
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Diane Garcia Posted at 08:02am

Thank you Dale and Phyllis, I loved my brother so much and so appreciative of your kind words about him
DT

Doris Thomson

Posted at 09:19am
Deepest sympathy on the passing of Jim Cowan. We all went to school together and have many great memories. so glad that Jim and Mary had a great life together. Thinking of you, Doris Thomson
 
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Diane Garcia Posted at 02:52pm

Thank you so much for your beautiful message. We adored our brother. Thank you for loving him too
SH

Shawn & Renee Hamilton

Posted at 08:32am
Our thoughts are with all of your family. The loss of such a fun loving man as Jim. We have so many great memories and laughable times to remember him by. Please know our hearts are with you in such a difficult time.

Shawn & Renee Hamilton
 
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Diane Garcia Posted at 02:54pm

Thank you for sharing your memories of our very special brother. He truly was one of a kind who could make everyone happy and glad he was in your life. Thank you
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