The video of the funeral is now available on the Rooney
Funeral Home Facebook page, under videos.
The death occurred peacefully with his family by his side, at
the Palliative Care Unit of the Community Hospital, O'Leary, on
Friday, February 24, 2023, of Hilton "Byron" Bowness, aged
90 years. Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Oliver) Bowness, of Huntley.
Born on March 13, 1932, he was the son of the late Howard and Frances
(nee Crockett) Bowness, of Montrose.
Loving father of Charlotte Bowness, Huntley, Shelley Baker
(late Murray), Charlottetown, and Iver (Kim) Bowness, Huntley.
Cherished grandfather to Mary-Anne (Marvin) Prodanovic, Ben (Jen)
Barnes, Maegan (Andrew) Morash, Dan (Charley) Barnes, Brett
(Brittanny) Bowness, Travis (Samantha) Bowness, and Matthew (Natasha)
Bowness. Great-grandfather to Xander, Viola, Lily, Charlotte, Juniper,
Everly, and Brannigan.
Survived by sisters Evelyn (late Eston) Ramsay, Lynda (Alan)
Leard, and brother, Allison (Joan) Bowness. Predeceased by brothers
and sisters, George Bowness, Dorothy (late Clayton) Travers, Marie
(late Paul) Devlin, Lois (late Ken) Pridham, Keith (late Blanche)
Bowness, Herbert Bowness, Doreen (late Lowell) Heustis, and infant
sister, Jean. Survived by brothers-in-law, Wendell (late Janice),
Reginald (late Lily Beth), and sisters-in-law, Trude (Joe) Dolphin and
Revada Bowness. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, and
Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home, Alberton. Visitation
Sunday 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Monday afternoon
from the E. Gerald Rooney Memorial Chapel, at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Erasmus
Madimbu officiating. Interment in the Montrose United Church
As an expression of sympathy, memorials to the Rev WJ
Phillips Residence or to the Montrose United Church Cemetery Fund
would be appreciated.
The funeral will be live streamed at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 27th,
on the Rooney Funeral Home Facebook page.