Jean Cowan

Obituary of Jean Isabelle Cowan

Jean Isabelle Cowan died peacefully the morning of June 2, 2023 at Manor Village in London, Ontario. Her son, Cam, and daughter-in-law, PJ, were at her side. Jean was 96 years old. She was predeceased by her husband, Ross Cameron, who died in 1994, and by her siblings Mary Webber, Roy Kirk, Gordon Kirk and Robert Kirk. She is survived by Cam and PJ, loving grandchildren Ross and Nicki, sister Pearl Gans and brothers Donald Kirk and Eugene Kirk and his wife Jane, as well as dozens of nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, who think she was pretty cool. She is also survived by her closest friends Mary Jane and Bill Alexander and Gwen and Richard Barrett and their children, all of whom love her very much. Jean was born and raised in Exeter. Interment will take place at 11:00 am on June 30 at Exeter Public Cemetery, where she will rest next to her husband. A small reception to celebrate Jean will take place afterwards at Eddington’s of Exeter. Expressions of joy for her long, remarkable life may be made through London Cremation Services (519-672-0459) or online at Jean lived with reverence and gratitude for the natural world. In lieu of gifts or flowers, please consider donating in her memory to ReForest London at A special heartfelt thanks to the staff at Ashwood Manor and Manor Village, who all took wonderful care of her. They also think Jean was pretty cool.
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