Terry Bower
1946 - 2024
Terry Bower
Requested Charity
Hope For Wild Life
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It is with deep sadness and shock that we announce the sudden passing of Terry Bower, 77, at his home in Antigonish on May 11th, 2024.

Terry was born in Shelburne County in 1946. He was one of five children who grew up carefree, riding Clydesdales, and farming. He became a barber at a young age then worked in the mines in Northern Manitoba. Once his children were born, he settled into the automotive tire industry in Antigonish for over 40 years. However, he never lost his love of the land.

Terry was an avid gardener, woodsman, hunter, and fisher, but, his first love was his grandchildren. He absolutely loved being a grandpa, teaching them everything he knew about the wilderness. His second passion was fishing and he would have preferred to be doing that over almost everything else. Only a select few were privy to his secret fishing spots. Our dad was a straight shooter who still believed in the honour of a handshake. He was private, stoic, and a deeply loving person. He was a man of little means, but he was generous to a fault.

Terry is survived by his 3 children: Cheryl (Adam), Angela, Chris (Shannon), 6 grandchildren Maxine, Dominique, Tristan, Sydney, Justin, and Jack, his mother Nina Bower (102 years), sisters Pam and Donna (Mahaney), and brother Pat.

He is predeceased by his wife of 47 years, Florence (MacKinnon), father Robert Bower, and brother Lloyd. Terry was a great dad and amazing grandpa who left an indelible mark on us all.

Cremation and private service has taken place, and a celebration of life will take place in July. In lieu of flowers, please donate to www.hopeforwildlife.net, in Terry’s name. Funeral arrangments are under the direction of C.L.Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish, NS: www.clcurry.com

Terry Bower