With profound sadness, his family announces his passing at South Huron Hospital on Thursday, November 19, 2009, of Centralia, at the age of 65. Beloved husband of Phyllis Gower (Riley) of 45 years. Dear father Dan and Carolyn Gower, Joe and Vicki Gower, and Dennis and Laura Gower all of Exeter. Dear grandfather of Blake, Ashlynn, Hannah, Curtis, Wyatt, Kane and Weston. Dear brother and brother in law of Barb and Brian Hallman of Wingham, Tom and Jean Gower of Melbourne, Nelson and Sharon Gower of Woodstock, Wayne and Brenda Riley of Bluevale, and Bev and Thelma Riley of Ingersoll. Also, survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Herman Gower (2008) and sister in law Patricia Gower (2008).
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, 1 street west of Main, Exeter on Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Monday, November 23, 2009 at 1:30 PM with Bob Heywood officiating. Private interment at Brussels Cemetery.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
There will be an Oddfellows service in the funeral home on Sunday evening at 6:30 PM.Carl Leroy Gower