January 27, 1932 ~ February 9, 2014

It is with deep sadness to

announce that Joan passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 9, 2014 following

a long and difficult struggle with various illnesses. She

is survived by her loving

husband of 41 years,

Seymour, her daughter

Lynn Fowler, sons David Fowler and Mark Fowler,

both of Winnipeg, MB, son Kenneth Fowler of Lillooet, BC, grandchildren Kevin and Meaghan Fowler of Winnipeg, MB, grandchildren James (Tessa) Lai of Redmond City,

CA and Dana Lai of Vancouver, BC, as well as many

nephews and nieces. She will also be greatly missed by

her sister-in-law Sandra Burke of Amherst, NS, and

Sheina Zidel and Carole Zidle of Montreal, QC.  Joan is

predeceased by her parents, Leo and Effie Burke, her

brother Harold of Amherst, NS, her brother-in-laws Carl

Zidel and Buddy Zidle of Montreal, as well as her nephew Hal Burke, and great-niece Julia Zidel.  In lieu of flowers,

donations may be made to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC  V1Y 9R5.  There will be a Celebration of her Life on Saturday,

February 22, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna.


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