COWLING, John “Johnny“ - In Loving Memory of John “Johnny“ Cowling 48 years, Thursday, January 24th, 2013 at his home after a battle with depression. Beloved father of Brianna Cowling of Waterloo. Cherished son of Dave and Adele (Campanaro) Cowling of Peterborough. Dear brother of Dan (partner Tom George) of Toronto and Mike (wife Stacey Thompson) of California. Loving partner of Lori Glibbery of Hanmer.Dear uncle of Alison, Emily, Zoë, Alex and Cassidy. Dear friend of Brianna's mother Karen (Carvell) and her parents Jim and Lorraine Carvell. Also sadly missed by Lori's children Brandon and Hannah. Lovingly remembered by many aunts, uncles, cousins, co-workers and friends. John worked as a superintendent at Domtar for over 25 years. He was a perseverant, determined and organized, driven man, who always saw things through. He was a loving, generous, compassionate, selfless person who offered an outstretched hand to everyone. He had a great love and respect for nature and enjoyed spending time at the family cottage on Anstruther Lake in the Kawarthas as well as on the West Arm of Lake Nipissing. There, he found great strength and serenity. He was passionate about athletics, being involved as both a participant and a volunteer. As well as being very philosophical, Johnny was a great debater and enjoyed challenging discussions. His light will live on in all those who knew and loved him. A celebration of John's life will be held at the LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME HANMER/CAPREOL CHAPEL 4605 Michelle Dr., Hanmer Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 8 p.m. Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium. Donations to the Soup Kitchen or the Sudbury Food Bank would be appreciated. (Friends may call 1-4 & 6-8 p.m. Tuesday). to light a memorial candle, flowers, donations or messages of condolences available on-line at www.lougheed.org 12237668
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Posted by Ciaran Kealy (Friend) On Thursday, January 31, 2013
Sincere Sympathy on Johns passing.Really enjoyed Johns involvment with all of us at the Sudbury Rowing Club.He is truly missed.
Our thoughts and prayers
Posted by Peter and Sharron Snell (sister and brother-in-law to John and Anne Newton) On Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Dear Dave and Adele
It is difficult to adequately express our sincere feelings for you and your family at this tragic time. We do,however, as do all your friends and loved ones, share your immense grief at the loss of your son, John, and pray that time will be the healer as it has been in the past.
Love, Peter and Sharron
Dave and Adele
Posted by Gloria And Don Dunn (friends from Peterborough) On Tuesday, January 29, 2013
We are so very sorry to hear of John's passing. Cherish your Happy Memories Our Heartfelt Condonences Gloria and Don and Arlene and Don
With great sadness
Posted by Pam & Morris (Newton Family) On Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Our hearts and love go to the family and friends of Johnny. Words cannot express our sadness of your loss. Your memories will eventually give you comfort, and remembering those happy times will make you smile once again.
Dave, Adele and family
Posted by Joe and Judy Scopes (Friends to Dave & Adele Cowling) On Tuesday, January 29, 2013
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. May wonderful memories sustain you through the days ahead. Our deepest sympathy.
Joe and Judy