Lieu de naissance : Moncton, Nouveau Brunswick, Canada
Lieu de décès : New Glasgow, Canada
Date de décès : 24 juillet 2012
Frederick George Douglas Lowther, 75, of New Glasgow, passed away in the Aberdeen Hospital on July 24, 2012.
Born September 13, 1936 in Moncton, New Brunswick, he was the son of the late George and Marjorie (Trites) Lowther.
Douglas joined the Canadian Military as a boy soldier and was a member of the Green Devils. Douglas spent 25 years in the Canadian Military – Signals Corps; before retiring and driving a school bus for a short period before working another 17 years at Eastern Bakeries. Doug’s interests included traveling, curling, fishing, and hunting.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years Marie (Holmes) Lowther, sons Greg and Shawna Lowther, Halifax; Mark and Mandie Lowther, Edmonton, five grandsons: Mason, Hudson, Benjamin, Cooper and Thomas, sister Janice Clark (Ottawa), brother Wayne Lowther (Moncton), nieces and nephews, and by three brothers-in-law, Gerald (Margaret) Holmes, Donald (Anne) Holmes of New Glasgow, and William (Diane) Holmes of Miramichi, NB, along with several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sister Karen Lowther and his mother and father-in-law Burton and Dorothy (Bugley) Holmes formerly of Amherst.
The family will receive visitors from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday in the H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Chapel. Funeral service will be held at the H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Chapel in Stellarton on Friday, July 27 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Charles McPherson officiating. Burial to follow at Forest Hills Cemetery in Union Centre.
The family would like to thank the VON, the Palliative Care Unit, and the OT Department at the Aberdeen Hospital for their dedication. The family would also like to thank Cindy Pettipas, Dr. Kirk, and Dr. Farrell for their care, support, and compassion.
The family is asking that donations be made to either the Palliative Care unit at the Aberdeen Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society in lieu of flowers.