Bowen, Robert Benjamin – With heavy hearts we announce the passing on Saturday September 5, 2020, of Robert Bowen, aged 86 years, of Jordan. Beloved husband of Dorothy and loving father of Janice and Ron Schmidt and Kathleen and Gary St. Hilaire. Grandfather of Cindy, Craig & Amanda, Shauna & Erik, Kristyn & Tomas, Rachel & Colton. Great grandfather of Sophie and Kayleigh. Also survived by his sister Elizabeth.
Bob lived his entire life in Jordan and was married to Dorothy for 64 years. Together, they worked and built the farm into a successful business which continues today. Bob served his community through many capacities. He was a volunteer firefighter for 40 years with Lincoln Fire Rescue Station 4, of which 23 years were as chief. He managed the cemetery at St. John’s Anglican Church for 30 years and was also a member of the Grape Growers Marketing Board, to mention a few. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
The family will receive friends at the Vineland Chapel of Tallman Funeral Homes, 3277 King St., on Wednesday Sept 9, 2020 from 6 – 8pm. A graveside service will be held on Thursday September 10 at 11am in St. John’s Cemetery, Jordan. Due to Covid restrictions, masks will be required and all physical distancing rules will apply.
If desired, memorial donations to Steve Ludzik Centre for Parkinsons at Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital or to St. John’s Anglican Church would be appreciated.