Bowlby, Lena

April 30, 1925 – November 21, 2017
at the age of 92 years

Celebration of Life:  1:00 p.m., Friday, December 01, 2017, Fischer’s Funeral Services

It is with heavy heart that I say good bye to my mother Lena Bowlby.
Born in England in 1925 her family immigrated to Canada in 1927. She married her one true love Ross in 1945.  After retirement they moved to the Shuswap and settled in Silver Creek. Mom was active with the Silver Creek Seniors and truly cherished the friendships made. 
She was predeceased by her brother Charles and sister Doris, husband Ross, daughter Stella, sons Rodney and Vernon.  She is survived by her sister Mary (Odd), daughter Laura (Wally) daughter-in-law Karen.  Grandchildren Tracy, Shawna (Jay) Alexander, Ashleigh (Kurt), Dakota (Tasha), Dillon (Catherine). Great grandchildren: Damien, Logan, Jay, Avery, Morgan, Daxton and Nevaeh. Funeral is Friday December 1 at 1 pm at Fischer’s.
A tea will follow at the Silver Creek Seniors Hall.
Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd., (250) 833-1129. Share online condolences and memories of Lena through her obituary at


  1. Condolences being sent to You from the Daumont Families in Terrace…

  2. So sad to hear the passing of Lena.My folks Homer and alberta Beck were close friends when they Lived in Terrace.I have a picture of Stella Bowlby with my grandparents on their front porch at telkwa BC taken about 1951 or 52. Our deepest sympathy to Laura and the family.Garth & Stephanie Beck

  3. good times at the silver creek senior’s hall fond memories of Ross, peeling Glad bulbs and laughing Lena in the kitchen life was great. heartfelt sympathy goes to the family.

  4. Beautiful lady so proud to have been a big part of her life .Deepest Sympathy to Laura, Wally and the family. Dave and Isabell

  5. A very great lady that we have known for the last 64 years. We will miss her.

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