Greg Gowanlock

Obituary of Greg Gowanlock

GOWANLOCK, Gregory Robert "Greg" was born on July 30, 1953 and passed peacefully at home surrounded by family and his cherished dogs, Bart and Katie, on Saturday, January 11, 2020. Proud Dad of Sherry Gowanlock (Mike Robert), late Diana Posthumus (Luke), Chris (Sylvie), Candy Lesak and Rachel Micallef (Jamie). Adored Grandpa Greg of Ryan, Erica, Arabella, Lilly, Alina, Fletcher, Curtis, Alexa, Christian, Bernie, Gregory, Michel, Stevie and his great grandchildren, Jaxon and Zelda. Dearest son of the late Florence Affleck (late Bob) and the late Frank Robert Gowanlock (Betty). Dear brother of Tim (Kathy), Jeff, Cindy Nussio (Kevin) and Janet Cuzzolino (Marcello) (late Brian Beetham). Greg will also be remembered by his special friend Linda McNeilly. Greg was known to many through his work, which included working for Murdoch farms as the "Eggman", owning his own refrigeration company and finishing his career with Union Energy (Reliance). A great day would be any day Greg could spend on the lake fishing. He was also an avid car enthusiast, rebuilding classics or racing his Impala. He will be remembered for his kindness and warmth, which made his circle of friends large. The family would like to thank all of Greg's incredible friends and neighbours for their support. Special thank you to his VON, Vickie, and his PSW's, Vicky and Nicholas and the many other caregivers that became a special part of Greg's life. Visiting will take place at Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Tuesday 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Greg's life will be held from the funeral home on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11 am with visitation one hour prior. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations made to Hospice or the charity of choice would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at