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ROWDEN, Jim (Ralph James)  - 

March 12, 1943 - March 12, 2023


On his 80th birthday, Jim passed away peacefully after a brief illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.


Born in Oshawa to Ralph and Bessie Rowden. Jim leaves behind his wife of 47 years Suzanne (nee Smith), son Rick and daughter Jennifer (Mike).

Loving grampa to Skye, Sebastian, Parker, Connor and Aurora.


Brother to Carole. Uncle and Godfather to Scott (Maureen). Predeceased by his sister Donna. Brother in law and uncle to the Smith family.


Jim retired from GM after 36 years of service. He enjoyed traveling, walking, golfing and volunteering.


He was an avid baseball, basketball and hockey player and was a two time inductee in the Oshawa Sports Hall of Fame.


As per Jim's wishes, there will be no service.


If so desired, memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


Arrangements with Mount Lawn Funeral Home.