Shirley Gow


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Sweeny's Funeral Home Ltd. - Bridgewater
35 York Street
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada
(902) 543-2587

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Bridgewater Baptist Church
564 Glen Allan Drive
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

Obituary of Shirley Eleanor Gow

GOW, Shirley Eleanor – It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Shirley Eleanor Gow, age 89, of Bridgewater on Friday, October 19th, 2018 in the South Shore Regional Hospital. Born in Bridgewater on June 19th, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Gordon and Annie Fraser.

Shirley is survived by her son, Peter (Zelda) and daughter, Sharon Gow-Knickle (David); grandchildren, Jennifer Gow Ulate (Alvaro) and Denise Gow Morse (Trevor): great grandchildren, Sebastian and Mady Ulate; sisters, Jean Fraser and Helen Cole. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank Russell Gow; daughter, Reverend Patricia Gow; sisters, Rita, Barbara, Connie, Betty and Marie; brothers, Weldon, Ronald and Keith.

We will miss this incredibly kind, generous and gracious lady who we were fortunate enough to call Mom, Nanny and Grand Nanny. We will carry you with love in our hearts always.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 from 7-9 p.m. in Sweeny’s Funeral Home, 35 York Street, Bridgewater. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the Bridgewater Baptist Church, Rev. Richard Moore officiating.

By request, immediate family flowers only and donations in Shirley’s memory may be made to South Shore Regional Hospital, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Sweeny’s Funeral Home, Bridgewater, where online condolences may be made by visiting

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