Helen Mary BOWLES (Anderson)

Mom passed peacefully at Qualicum Manor with family by her side. She was predeceased by her Husband Ron, her Son Bradley and Grandson Sean. Mom is survived by her Children Wayne (Holly), Calvin (Ceri), Roneen (Jack), Trevor (Lisa), 9 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren.

Mom grew up in Nelson, BC where she met and married Dad in 1950. They moved to Squamish the same year and started their family. In 1958 Mom & Dad moved to West Vancouver and raised their family and resided there until they retired and moved to Qualicum Beach in 1993.

Mom was a devoted Mother. She was a self taught gourmet cook and was very creative at feeding the many Family and Friends that often came through our home.  Mom was a woman ahead of her time in nutrition and healthy living. We were eating organic vegetables  before most people had even heard of them!

“The Look” was another  specialty of Mom’s which generally kept us all in line.

Nanny was very much loved by all her Grandchildren who she loved so much in return and gave countless hours of fun and play.

Our Mom had a feisty spirit coupled with a wonderful sense of humour which made her loved by all.

She will be greatly missed, never forgotten for all she taught and gave to us and will be loved and  remain in all our hearts forever.

Our sincere Thank You to all the Staff at Qualicum Manor for their wonderful and compassionate care of our Mom.


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