Peacefully at the Parkwood Palliative Care Unit in London Ontario, on February 28,2019 after a long battle with breast cancer, Colleen Marie Gowan passed away in her 51st year. She is the dear wife of Keith Gowan and the devoted mother of Agnes, Lucy and Kenneth Gowan, and loving step-mother of Greg and Paige Gowan[Kyle Cutler]. Grandmother of Kenny Cutler. She is further survived by her parents James and Kathleen McGuire, siblings Brian McGuire, Michael McGuire and Maureen Sanchez [Ernesto] and Grandma Marion Brandle all of Saginaw, Michigan. Colleen will be remembered by many other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Colleen was a very dedicated volunteer giving her time to her family, friends and community through such organizations as The Ilderton Skating Club, West Elgin Skating Club, Southwest Middlesex Soccer League, and Wallacetown Minor Soccer Association. She spent countless hours involved in club activities such as fund raising, event organization, maintaining soccer fields and more. Friends and family will be received at Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St, Dutton [519-762-2416] Friday, March 8, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Saturday March 9, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Fairview Cemetery. Donations in memory of Colleen gratefully accepted for Parkwood Palliative Care Unit, Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Breast Cancer Society.
The Family would like to say thank you to family, friends, the community, and everyone else for your love and support during this difficult time.