June Bowie

Obituary of June Eleanor Bowie

Suddenly entered into rest at her home in Brockville on Friday January 29th, 2021. June Bowie of Brockville and formerly of Sioux Lookout aged 74 years. Beloved wife of the late Douglas Bowie. Mother to Marnie Bowie (Dean McGovern). Cherished grandmother of Christopher and the canis “furballs” Nova, Harley and Grover. Dear sister of Terry Bellinger (late Phylis), Etta Strong, Raymond Bellinger (late Gladys), Gerald Bellinger (Carol O’Hara), Debora Armstrong (Donnie Ault), Joel Bellinger (Debbie Biccum), Christal Thompson-Roscal (Lucas Roscal), Carlie Barkley (Jim Beatson) Daughter of the late Charles and Nora (Declaire) Bellinger. Also missed by nieces and nephews. June a retired nurse loved to care for people. Recent hobbies of quilting and reading gave her great joy. Past hobbies included photography, gardening, fishing, knitting, horseback riding, camping, and snowmobiling. Due to COVID-19 restrictions a Celebration of June’s Life will be held later. In memory of June, donations to the Singing Horse Foundation/ El Caballo Cantante. (Non profit rescue foundation for abandoned or abused horses, by Paypal: "singinghorsefoundation@gmail.com") https://www.facebook.com/singinghorsefoundation.org/ would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl St. E, Brockville, ON, 613-342-2792. Messages of condolence may be made online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com.

Donations to the Singing Horse Foundation through Paypal at singinghorsefoundation@gmail.com

Singing Horse Foundation/el Caballo Cantante is a nonprofit association created by its president, Angela Grifo Cruz. When Angela arrived in the Dominican Republic, she began to treat horses, underfed, beaten, abused and sometimes even raped. To collect and care for them, you need a structure: The foundation is born. The foundations goals: to provide a safe secure environment for rescue horses on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic; providing salvation and rehabilitation for abandoned, injured and abused horses. Singing Horse Foundation provides, medical, physical and psychological care in the hopes to later find them new loving homes and caretakers. Once they have been treated, they must be restored, by establishing complicity. Angela with a gentle and expert hand works miracles with every horse brought to her and the results are incredible to the point that even some thoroughbreds considered "indomitable" become jerseys and this without a riding crop. HELP WITH FINANCING The foundation is not intended to make a profit, but it needs money to feed the 20+ horses every day, to buy medical equipment, but also to keep the ranch in good working order, pay bills and countless unforeseen expenses while continuing to pay the employees who take care of the project 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In addition the foundation gives the local children, teenagers and adults with low or no resources to learn choir practice and its discipline as well how to care and ride the horses of the foundation.
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