Obituary – Lois Bowes


Lois Irene Bowes (née Torry) of Hanover passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in her 90th year.
She was born in Bentinck Township on March 27, 1931, to George and Reta (née Boyce) Torry.
Beloved wife of the late Don Bowes (1993).
Dear mother of Donna (George) Schenk of Kitchener, Bill Bowes of Hanover and Steve (Trish) Bowes of Kincardine.
Loving grandmother of Kyle Schenk and Andrew (Camille) Schenk, both of Kitchener; Mitchell (Alexandra) Bowes, of Hamilton; Michael Bowes, of Hanover; Cody Bowes and Mikhayla Bowes, both of Kincardine. Proud great-grandmother of Kailey Schenk.
Dear sister of the late Jean Campbell (2020) and Georgina Torry (2019). She will be remembered by her nieces and nephews.
Lois spoke fondly of her years as a switchboard operator at Bell Telephone. She then helped Don with their business, Reliable Services. She enjoyed sewing, riding her bike, plants and gardening and was a long-time member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Hanover.
A private family service will be held with interment in Hanover Cemetery.
Donation to the Alzheimer Society of Grey Bruce as expressions of sympathy may be made through Cameron’s Funeral Home in Walkerton. Cards available at the funeral home. To leave an online condolence or donation, please visit

Obituary – Lois Bowes was last modified: October 9th, 2020 by Dianna Martell

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