Rowbotham, Joe, passed away peacefully at the Southampton Care Centre on Sunday April 10, 2022 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of the late Betty Rowbotham (nee Davidson). Dear father to Donna (Terry) Andrew, Doug (Karen) Rowbotham, Bruce (Kathy) Rowbotham, and Sandi (Andrew) Gopie. He was predeceased by his youngest son, Donald. Proud grandfather of 12 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
Survived by his sister Lorene (Bill) LaPier, by brother Billy Rowbotham, and by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Douglas & Lauretta.
Joe loved camping through the years with his family. He dedicated his time coaching kids in one of his favorite sports, hockey. He enjoyed travelling and relaxing by the pool in Florida, where he also loved Florida morning coffees! Joe had a strong passion for horses.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Hanover Pavillion, 742 7th Ave, Hanover on Saturday June 25, 2022 from 1-3 p.m. Interment of ashes at Glendale Memorial Gardens, Rexdale.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society.