BOWEN, Josephine Evelyn 1914 - 2004 Peacefully in her sleep, on 22 December 2004 at the Palisades Retirement Residence, aged 90. Daughter of William Albert Flesher of Flesherton, ON and Edna Elizabeth Williams of Shanty Bay, ON. Wife of the late Harlow Bowen of Imperial Resources, Calgary and wife of the late Lt. Col. Les Smith formerly Commandant of the Civil Defence College, Arnprior. Famous for her hospitality in Phoenix, Arizona, Calgary, Alberta and Ottawa. Survived by brother Art Flesher (Patricia, deceased), and predeceased by brothers Ken Flesher (Florence "Mickey"), Rolfe Flesher (Nora) and sister Enid Shepherd (Jim). Sadly missed by her sisters-in-law Dorothy Bowen of Nelson, BC, Vera Bisson of Vancouver, BC, and Phillis Henthorne (Bill) of Nelson, BC; six great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by step-grandson David Paarup (Lisa). Mourned by sons Charles Smith and Ronald Smith, "adopted" daughter Glenda Gourlay and step-daughter Lynn Paarup. Sadly missed by grandsons Sean Smith (Patricia) and Shane Smith and granddaughters Corey Dey-Smith and Kelsey Dey-Smith and especially by great-granddaughter Fiona Smith. There will be no public memorial service. Instead of flowers Joe would want contributions to the CNIB. Published in the Ottawa Citizen on 12/26/2004.