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Obituary for John "Jack" Rowden

John “Jack” Rowden
May 19, 1932- May 20,2022

It is deep sadness that we announce the passing of John “Jack” Rowden on Friday, May 20th, 2022 at the Cornwall Community Hospital at the age of 90 years. Beloved husband of 71 years to Eva Rowden (née Lennie). Dear father of John (Toronto), Brenda (Ottawa) and Richard (Cornwall). Dear brother of William (Bill) Rowden (late Allyson) of Cornwall and Margaret McCarthy (Merle) of Toronto. Predeceased by his parents; John Rowden and Dorothy Langston and by one infant daughter Linda Mae. Jack served with the Canadian Armed Forces from 1948-1956. Spending 18 months in Korea. While serving in the war Jack was a gunner and received the Canadian Parachute Badge. After retirement from Domtar Jack proudly served as Service officer for 22 years at the Canadian Legion Branch 297. He also volunteered with the Auxiliary O.P.P Long Sault for 9 years. One of Jack’s proudest achievements was when he received his Private Pilot Licence. As per Jack’s wishes cremation has taken place. A private graveside service will take place at a later date in Woodlawn Cemetery. As expression of sympathy, Memorial donations to the Poppy Campaign, Canadian Legion Branch 297 or to the Ontario SPCA-Stormont Dundas and Glengarry would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home, 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall, On (613) 938-3888. Messages of condolences may be made online at