Rowley, Alan Lt. Commander (Retired)
Beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather passed away peacefully at the
Menno Home on Thursday October 6.
He leaves to mourn his wife of 57 years Margaret; sons Michael (Cindy), Paul (Moe); daughters Heather and Beverley; 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Also, in England 4 sisters, 1 brother and their respective families. Alan was born in Nelson, Lancashire England on the 9th of December 1925, moved to Lincolnshire at an early age then to Hertfordshire in 1939. He joined the Royal Navy at age 16 serving during WWII. He the then served in the Hertfordshire Police Force. Emigrated to Canada with his wife Margaret in 1954 after joining the Royal Canadian Navy and retiring in 1975 as Lt. Commander. This was followed by 13 years working for BC Ferries. Alan was involved in community affairs for many years working for his church and Kiwanis.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday October 20th in Calvin
Presbyterian Church 2597 Bourquin Crescent East, Abbotsford at 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Calvin Building Fund or a charity of your
choice would be appreciated. Our sincere thanks to Dr. Pauls and all the
staff at Menno Home East Wing for the excellent care given to Alan during
his 5 month stay.
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