Posted: July 3rd, 2019

1922 ~ 2019

Mr. Colin Cowling, beloved husband of the late Nellie Cowling, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the age of 96 years. Left to cherish Colin’s memory are his sons, Al (Shirley) and Ken (Darlene); grandchildren, Bob (Cheryl), Jackie (Ken), Sean and Todd (Nicholette); nine great-grandchildren as well as nine great-great-grandchildren. Colin was predeceased by his wife, Nellie; parents, Joseph and Elsie as well as his brother, Ken. Colin was born in Lancashire, England on October 19, 1922, and moved to Canada in 1948. He fought in WWII on numerous campaigns in the North Atlantic, Mediterranean and Red Seas. Colin’s ship, HMS Tetcott, picked up downed pilots and sailors during the D-Day invasion. Colin was an electrician by trade who loved to walk, ride his bike and read. He was a great conversationalist who knew alot about history. He will be missed by all those who knew and loved him! The family would lile to thank the nurses on 5 West at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital as well as St. Joseph’s Home for their wonderful care they provided. At Colin’s request, no formal funeral service will be held. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

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