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Obituary for Wm. (Bill) Harold Nowell

NOWELL, Wm. (“Bill”) Harold (August 1, 1945- June 15, 2022)

It is with sadness that we the Nowell family announce the peaceful passing of our much-loved father, grandfather, brother, and friend, Wm. (“Bill”) Harold Nowell, at his late residence, with his loving daughter and sister by his side, on June 15th, 2022, in his 77th year. Born in Tillsonburg to the late Charles and Doris (Gilmore) Nowell. Bill will be remembered for his sense of humour and for his skills and passion for woodworking. Always a proud father and grandfather to: Chris Nowell (Jennifer), of British Columbia and their son Alexander; Callie (James Spice), of Tillsonburg and their children Maizie and Zephyr; Clay (Alesha) Nowell, of Woodstock and their children Hayden and Madison. Bill is predeceased by his much-loved wife Brenda Lee (Carson) Nowell (Sept 7, 2020). Survived by three siblings: Jessie Mae (Jerry Miller), Rosalea Nowell and Robert (Joanne) Nowell. Also survived by his close cousins Faye and Bud Wirth, as well as by several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In keeping with Bill’s expressed wishes, cremation has taken place. All who knew Bill are invited to share favourite memories, photos or contribute memorial donations payable to the “Woodstock General Hospital” (memo line: to benefit the Cancer Clinic) via Bill’s online tribute page at or by contacting the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes- Burial and Cremation Services Inc., 262 Broadway Street, Tillsonburg (519)842-4238, which has been entrusted with all cremation arrangements, with confidence.

“The Nowell family wishes to express special thanks to nurse Suzanne Christo, of Care Partners, for her exceptional and sincere care and compassion shown for Bill and our family.”