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Hester Gertrude Bowser

Hester Gertrude Bowser[1]

Female 1921 - 2015  (93 years)

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  • Name Hester Gertrude Bowser 
    Born 26 Jun 1921  Jolicure, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    AltBirth 26 Jun 1921  Point de Bute, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation Aug 1942  Point de Bute, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    school teacher 
    Died 12 Jan 2015  Upper Nappan, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Obituary Aft 12 Jan 2015  Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Campbell's Funeral Home 

    • Obituary

      Hester Allen June 26, 1921 - January 12, 2015
      Hester Gertrude Allen, age 93 of Amherst, originally Sackville and Bayside, N.B. passed away on January 12th, 2015 with family at her side, at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre.
      Born in Point de Bute, N.B. she was a daughter of the late Frank and Gertrude (Copp) Bowser of Point de Bute.
      Hester lived most of her life in Sackville, N.B. where she taught elementary school for many years. She adored her students and loved teaching them. She had a strong commitment and deep love for her friends and family,
      particularly her children. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed her music, knitting mittens for the family and the poor, and gardening. If ever there was an angel on this earth, it was Hester ­ there was no one who ever met
      her who did not think she was very, very special. She was an inspiration to her children and grandchildren.
      She is survived by her daughters Judy (Hub) Williston of Amherst and Sharon (Gary) Goodwin of Leamington, and her son Ralph (Krista) of London, Ontario. She has many grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
      She was predeceased by her husband Roland Everet Allen; her dear son Courtney Frank Allen (North Bay, Ont.); sisters Elsie Wheaton, Sackville, N.B. and Laura Wheaton, New Minas, N.S.; and one brother, Earl Bowser of Point de Bute, N.B.
      Cremation has taken place under the care of Campbell¹s Funeral Home in Amherst (902-667-9906).
      A personal service was held for immediate family members only.
      Interment will take place in the spring at the Fernwood Cemetery in Port Elgin.
      If desired, donations can be made to Transition House in Amherst, N.S.
    Occupation Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    elementary school teacher 
    Buried Fernwood Cemetery, Port Elgin, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I15168  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2015 

    Father Charles Frank Bowser,   b. 15 Oct 1886, Upper Point de Bute, , New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1968, Upper Point de Bute, , New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Gertrude Fanny Copp,   b. 28 Oct 1892, Jolicure, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1975  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F5763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Roland Evert Allen,   b. 15 Aug 1915, Bayside, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1998, Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [1
    Married 15 Aug 1942  Jolicure, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Children 
     1. Courtney Frank Allen,   b. 30 Mar 1943, Point de Bute, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 2002, Algonquin Park, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Sharon Gertrude Allen
     3. Judy Gayle Allen
     4. Ralph Linwood Allen
    Family ID F6602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jun 1921 - Jolicure, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAltBirth - 26 Jun 1921 - Point de Bute, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - school teacher - Aug 1942 - Point de Bute, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Aug 1942 - Jolicure, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Campbell's Funeral Home - Aft 12 Jan 2015 - Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - elementary school teacher - - Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Hester Gertrude Bowser (1921-2015)
    Hester Gertrude Bowser (1921-2015)
    Hester Gertrude Bowser ( 1921 - 2015 ), daughter of Charles Frank Bowser ( 1886 - 1968 ) and Gertrude Fanny Copp ( 1892 - 1975 ), married Roland Evert Allen ( 1915 - 1998 ).
    Roland Allen (1915-1998), Hester Bowser (1921-2015) and son Courtney Allen (1943-2002)
    Roland Allen (1915-1998), Hester Bowser (1921-2015) and son Courtney Allen (1943-2002)
    Hester Gertrude Bowser ( 1921 - 2015 ), daughter of Charles Frank Bowser ( 1886 - 1968 ) and Gertrude Fanny Copp ( 1892 - 1975 ), married Roland Evert Allen ( 1915 - 1998 ). Also in picture is their son Courtney Frank Allen ( 1943 - 2002 ).

  • Sources 
    1. [S544] Info: Les Bowser, Aug 1998.

    2. [S674] Article: John Copp Family, NYGBR, Oct 1937, p.355.

    3. [S1467] Vital Stats: NB, Online Records, RS141B7, marriage, Roland Allen & Hester Bowser, 30193, B4/1942, F20028.
      RS141B7 Index to New Brunswick Marriages
      Name ALLEN, ROLAND E.
      Married BOWSER, HESTER
      Date 1942-08-15
      County WESTMORLAND
      ParishWESTMORLAND
      Number 30193
      Code B4/1942
      Microfilm F20028

    4. [S695] Obituaries: General, Hester Allen, Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst <http://campbellsamherst.sharingmemories.ca/site/Hester-Allen.html?s=40>, viewed 17 Jun 2015.

    5. [S6] Book: Estabrooks Family History, v.1, p.422.


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