William Alfred (Bill) Cowin, peacefully in the Palliative Care Unit of the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg, age 80, on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012, with his family by his side. Beloved husband of Claudette Suzanne (nee Garnon). Dear father of Lloyd (Doreen) of Ottawa, Marc (Sarah) of Camborne, and Bruce of New Zealand. Beloved brother of Ronald (Cobourg) and Gordon (Peterborough), and son of the late William Albert (Bert) Cowin and Ethel May (Finnemore). Cherished Grandpa of Matthew (Melissa), Michelle, and Michael (Ottawa), Nicholas (Edmonton), Ryan and Erica (Camborne), Renée and Monique (New Zealand). Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Friday from 7-9 pm. A Memorial Service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday November 10th, 2012 at 11 am. Cremation with interment in St. Michael’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a memorial donation to NHH Palliative Care Unit (Cobourg), Roger’s House Children’s Palliative Care Hospice (Ottawa), or the Parkinson’s Society of Canada.Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.