June 2, 1933 – December 2, 2016
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Charles (Chas) Bowne. Charles is survived by his wife Mabel Bowne and children Judy, Danny (Laurena), Laurie, Tana, (Hank), Reece (Laurel) and three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Charles was born in Manitoba and came to Port Alberni at 26 years of age where he started working on the waterfront as a long shoreman until his retirement. No formal service by request.