Shirley Anna Bowness
1937 - 2024
Shirley Anna Bowness
Visitation Information
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Visitation Time
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Visitation Location
Rooney Funeral Home and Chapel
Service Information
Service Date
Thursday June 13, 2024
Service Time
4:00 p.m.
Service Location
E. Gerald Rooney Memorial Chapel
Burial Information
Burial Date
Following the funeral service
Burial Location
Montrose United Church Cemetery
Requested Charity
Western Hospital or Montrose United Church Cemetery Fund
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The death occurred peacefully, surrounded by family in the Palliative Care Unit at Western Hospital, Alberton, on Saturday, June 8, 2024, of Shirley Anna Bowness (nee Oliver), aged 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Byron Bowness of Huntley. Born on May 31, 1937, she was the daughter of the late John and Charlotte (nee Matthews) Oliver of the Dock Road.

Loving mother to Charlotte Bowness, Huntley, Shelly Baker (late Murray) Charlottetown, and Iver (Kim) Bowness, Huntley, and chosen daughter, Ivy Inkpen, Summerside. Cherished grandmother to Mary-Anne (Marvin) Prodanovic, Ben (Jen) Barnes, Maegan (Andrew) Morash, Dan (Charley) Barnes, Brett (Brittanny) Bowness, Travis (Samantha) Bowness, and Matthew Byron Fred (Natasha) Bowness. Great-grandmother to Xander, Viola, Lily, Charlotte, Juniper, Everly, Brannigan, Beau, and Brooks. 
Dear sister to Wendell (late Janice) Oliver of Alberton, and Trude (Joseph) Dolphin of Emyvale. Also survived by her aunt, Pearl Bell of Maplewood Manor, Alberton, and by sisters and brothers-in-law, Evelyn (late Eston) Ramsay, Lynda (Alan) Leard, Allison (Joan) Bowness, and Revada (late George) Bowness.
Predeceased by Reginald Oliver, Edgar Oliver, Lilybeth Oliver, Dorothy (late Clayton) Travers, Marie (late Paul) Devlin, Lois (late Ken) Pridham, Keith (late Blanche) Bowness, Herbert Bowness, and Doreen (late Lowell) Huestis.
Resting at Rooney Funeral Home and Chapel for visiting hours Wednesday, June 12, 2024, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral to be held at E. Gerald Rooney Memorial Chapel at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, June 13, 2024, Rev. Erasmus Madimbu officiating. Interment at the Montrose United Church Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy, memorials to Western Hospital, Alberton, or to the Montrose United Church Cemetery Fund would be appreciated.

The funeral will be live-streamed on the Rooney Funeral Home Facebook page, beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Shirley Anna Bowness