SOWKA, Walter John


Peacefully passed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at the age of 52.

Beloved son of the late Mieczyslaw “Mike” and Kazimiera “Kay” Sowka. Beloved brother of Ed (Lisa), Henry (Susan) and John (Bev). Cherished uncle of Melissa (Adam), Andrew and Jessica. Proud great uncle of Octavia.

Special thanks to the staff of the Oncology Unit at the Brampton Civic Hospital, the Bayshore nurses for their care and compassion throughout Walter’s illness and the staff at ARCH for making his last days comfortable.

At the family’s request, there will be a private family interment held at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to ARCH or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered at

“Rest in peace brother.”