KOWAL, William "Bill" (Butch)
Surrounded by his family, he passed away peacefully at home, on June 24, 2014 at the age of 87. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great- grandfather, who will be sadly missed by all. Beloved son of the late Daniel Kowal and Anna Kowal (nee Kvas), brother to the late Michael Kowal, and cherished father to late Karen (Kowal) Cowick. Survived by wife Olga Mekalopolos, and daughters Tami Kowal and Stephanie (Kowal) Robillard. Beloved grandfather to Sean, Jeremy and Emily Blondeau, and William and Cassandra Cowick. Great-grandfather to Andrew and Anna Sophia Munroe. Cherished uncle to Mark Mekalopolos, Paul and Marcie Mekalopolos, and great-uncle to Tyler and Michael Mekalopolos. He will be fondly remembered by Raymond Cowick, Lance Robillard, and Guy Blondeau. A Memorial Service will take place at:
Capital Funeral Home & Cemetery
3700 Prince of Wales Drive
on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 11 a.m., with a Memorial Visitation from 10 - 11 a.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made to
or Alzheimer Society. Online condolences may be made at
"For a man with a wonderful heart, from his wife and his three daughters, we will carry his heart in our hearts forever."
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on June 28, 2014