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In Memoriam

This page is dedicated to remembering friends of Bowls Canada Boulingrin who have passed away. May their memories live on in our hearts.  Postings can be submitted to office@bowlscanada.com  

 

Submissions will be posted in the language in which they are received.

 

Gordon Law

It is with great sadness that the Bowls Canada Boulingrin Community learned of the passing of Gordon Law.  Gordon dedicated much of his time to the sport.  Gordon sat on the Bowls Canada Board as a Director from 1986-89 and then became the Treasurer, as well as Chairman of the Finance Committee from 1989-2003.  Our condolences go to Gordon’s wife Donna and the rest of his family.

John (Jack) Robar

It is with great sadness that the Bowls Canada Boulingrin community learned of the passing of John (Jack) Robar on October 7th, 2016. Jack had a long time presence on the National scene.  He played in 11 National Championships between 2009 and 2016.  Jack won the Men’s Senior Triples Championships in 2011, 2014 and 2015.  Our condolences go out to Jack’s family members.

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Bob O’Neil

It is with great sadness that the Bowls Canada Boulingrin community learned of the passing of Bob O’Neil on November 16, 2014.  Bob dedicated much of his time to the sport and was the Head Umpire for the Ontario Lawn Bowls Association.  He loved bowls and contributed many years as a member of the executive for the OLBA.  Our condolences go to Bob’s wife Pamela and the rest of his family.
http://www.canadianobituaries.com/robert-keith-bob-oneil-obituary-november-16-2014.html

Joe Dorsch

It is with great sadness that the Bowls Canada Boulingrin community learned of the passing of Joe Dorsch on October 1st, 2014.  Joe was a member of the first team representing Canada at the World Championship and won three Canadian Gold Medals during his bowls career.  Our condolences go to Joe’s wife Anne and the rest of his family.

Ken Hope

It is with great sadness that the Bowls Canada Boulingrin community learned of the passing of Ken Hope on September 27, 2014.  Ken dedicated much of his time to the sport and played an important role in the growth and support of the West Vancouver LBC.  From tournaments, draws, grounds and bar, Ken volunteered his time everyday to ensure the club ran smoothly.  Our condolences go to Ken’s wife Sydney and the rest of his family.
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nsnews/obituary.aspx?n=william-kenneth-hope-ken&pid=172641003 

Jack M. Fine

The lawn bowls community lost a great supporter on August 27th, 2014.  Jack M Fine, owner and proprietor of Bowling Sales of Canada passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family.  Jack was a dedicated supporter of community bowls and was the founder of the Drakes Pride Club Membership Contest.  It was the norm for Jack to generously support those in need, whether a young junior bowler or a local event.  He will be greatly missed. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestar/obituary.aspx?pid=172284951#sthash.PblYD38U.dpuf

Bruno Lenarduzzi

It is with great sadness that the Bowls Canada Boulingrin community learned of the passing of Bruno Lenarduzzi on June 27, 2013.  Bruno was a Life Member and long time volunteer of BCB.  Our condolences go out to Bruno’s wife Shirley and his surviving family members.