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Harley James Hunter Gowland

September 27, 1928 — September 25, 2021

Huntsville, Ontario

GOWLAND, James "Harley" Hunter

Passed away peacefully on September 25, 2021 at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital at the age of 92.  Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Beckford) Gowland who predeceased Harley on September 18, 2015.  Harley was born on September 27, 1928 in Brampton, Ontario to parents George & Estelle (nee Nickson) Gowland.  He is the loving father of son, Glenn (Joan) Gowland and daughters Susan Gowland and the late Trudy Fox.  Proud grandfather of Fraser (Ashley) Gowland, Colleen (Chris) Bennett, Julie (Larry) Peyton, Cindy (John) McFadyen, Robyn MacDonald and Michael MacDonald. Great-grandfather of 8 and great-great-grandfather of 2.  Dear brother of  Rosalyn (Barry) Cooper.  Predeceased by his siblings Dawn, Ralph, Gary, Glenn, Dean.  Harley will be missed by many nieces, nephews and extended family.

In keeping with Harley's wishes, cremation has taken place and no service will be held.  As an expression of sympathy memorial donation can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.  Messages of condolence can be left at


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