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Dr. Bo Epstein

EPSTEIN, Dr. Bo - It is with profound sadness that we announce Bos death at Henley House on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. He was born in Grand Falls, Newfoundland on November 26th 1933. He is survived by his wife, Margot; daughter, Linda (Don); and son, John (Anne). He was the much loved Gramps of Sarah, Katelyn and Laura Chown, and of Eric, Adam, Liisa and Hannah Epstein. He graduated from Dalhousie Medical School, Halifax in 1958. After two years of general practice in Newfoundland, Bo specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Victoria General Hospital, Halifax. In 1968 he and his family moved to St. Catharines where he practiced until his retirement. He also served on many medical missions to the Dominican Republic. In addition to being a dedicated physician, Bo was a gifted artist and wood carver. He was a member of St. Julia Church where visitations and his funeral Mass will be held.A morning visitation will take place on Saturday March 7th from 10:00-11:00am, followed by his funeral Mass. A reception will be held at St. Julia Church following the Mass.An alternative evening visitation will be held Friday March 6th6:00-8:00pm, at St. Julia Church.Bos family thanks the staff of Henley House, Dr. Bill Lucey, CCAC, and friends for their prayers. Memorial donations may be made to St. Julia Church, the St. Catharines Hospital, or Covenant House. St. Julia Church, 251 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines 12905600
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Great Loss
Posted by Bob MacLeod (long time friend) On Sunday, July 26, 2015
Dear Margo and family, My deepest sympathy to you on Bo's passing. He and I go back a long way to PWC in St,John'sNL Being the only Montreal Canadian fans in a sea of Maple Leafs,making goalie pads out of life magazines,our mothers nylons and floor canvas. He had an incredible sense of humour and ability to put it into cartoon form.He was truly one of a kind. We share in your loss and our prayers go out to you, Love Dorothy and Bob MacLeod
Condolences to Margo & Family
Posted by Ken Mooney (none) On Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Sorry to hear about your loss. I always thought he was a very nice person !
Condolences to Margo & Family
Posted by Dr. David Fraser (Classmate) On Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Very sorry to hear the news today so would like to pass on condolences to Margo & family on behalf of Jean ( who has the same horrid disease as Bo had ) & I.

Many wonderful memories of the long past & disappointment that we hadn't had more time together in retirement. The pleasant memories will be lasting.

Doc...
Posted by Sherri (PSW at Henley) On Saturday, March 7, 2015
I will always remember our talks of going to Aussie and bringing Margo with us. I will always remember your wonderful smile. My condolences go out to you Margot and Family.

Miss you!!!
Posted by Ami (caregiver) On Saturday, March 7, 2015
My deepest sympathies to Bo's family. It was a great pleasure knowing Bo and I miss him dearly! Montebello is just not the same without our Doc.

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