On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020, the angels embraced our Mum, and took her home.
She lives in the hearts of her daughters, Brenda Cowen and Linda Lauchlan, her grandson, Benjamin Cowen and her sisters, Sally Laing and Anne Luke. She was predeceased by her husband, Bruce Cowen, her son, William Cowen, her parents Tom Luke and Jean (nee Holmes) Luke and brother Thomas Luke Jr.
Mum was in her 90th year.
She was born in Northern Ireland and her family immigrated to Canada when she was 8 years old. Following her marriage in 1954, she lived in Haliburton, Hagersville, Blenheim and Simcoe and enjoyed the friendship and love of many people during her life.
She was a woman of great integrity and honesty and loved to laugh. She will be greatly missed.
A Private Family Service will be held on Friday, April 3rd, 2020. Interment to follow in Pardoville Cemetery, Chatham-Kent.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Whispering Hearts Horse Rescue Centre, Hagersville, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.