George Alfred Bowes 1920 - 2013 George was born in Vancouver and passed away on August 18, 2013. A wonderful husband, father, friend, neighbour and teacher, George was predeceased by his loving wife, Alma, of 57 years. George will be sadly missed by his children, Joseph (Francine), Paul (Line), and Eric (Kasia), grandchildren, Daniel and Michelle, and extended family and friends. George will be remembered for his years of service, first during WWII in the Royal Canadian Navy and then as a high school teacher, and for his gentleness, humour, generosity and strength of character. A private memorial service will be held at Hart House, 6664 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby, B.C., on October 5, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. We love you and miss you Dad.
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Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Aug. 31, 2013