Howlan “Howlie” Joseph Gavin, born February 12, 1960 in P.E.I., passed away on Friday, February 20, 2004.

Howlie was raised in Tignish, P.E.I. and came to B.C. in this twenties. He is survived by his long-time partner Mary-Ann, his two sons, Hayden and Keagan, his mother, Mary, and eight siblings.

Howlie was predeceased by his father Claude and two brothers. Howlie was known for his big heart.

He will be remembered for his selflessness, his love of music and his seafood chowder, but the most important thing to him was to be the best father possible for his two beloved sons.

His passing leaves a huge void in the lives of many people. Words cannot describe how much he will be missed.

Friends are welcome to join us in a Celebration of Howlie’s life on February 28, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at 4234 Townline Road, Abbotsford, bring your musical instrument.

A viewing will be held on Thursday, February 26, 2004 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford. Open to anyone wishing to attend.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a Trust Fund for Hayden and Keagan set up at Dunach Elementary School, 30357 Downes Road, Abbotsford, BC V4X 1Z8. May you find peace Howlie. Henderson’s Funeral Home 604-854-5534.

Your condolences will be approved within one business day. You will need a valid Facebook account. Please email us if you have any questions.