LOWE, John Joseph
May 1, 1922 - December 21, 2012
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of John. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife, Florence, brother Peter (Beverly), son Darren, and step-daughter Diane LeBoutillier, step- grandchildren, Dodie (Allan), Randy (Donna) and Tanya (Roy). "Grandpa John" also left behind 8 adoring great-grandchildren, Justin, Brendan, Kylie, Izaac, Makayla, Maximus, Tyson and Addyson. John was a Canadian Hong Kong War Veteran who survived 3 years and 8 months as a prisoner of war in the Japanese internment camp but never forgot. John earned several medals and recently received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal and was a very proud Canadian Veteran. John enjoyed spending time with family and travelling in his retirement years. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Avenue, Surrey, BC. Thank you to the staff at Morgan Place. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Memorial Wall, HKVCA, P.O. Box 381, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 2H6. Condolences may be offered at


Funeral Home

Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre
14831 28th Ave Surrey, BC V4P1P3
(604) 536-6522

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Jan. 6, 2013