Carolyn Dow


DOW, Carolyn...

Carolyn Ann Dow, 79, of London passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, from a brief battle with heart disease. Carolyn was born on October 3, 1943, to George and Marjory Barr. Predeceased by her husband Ronald (2001). Loving mother to Patricia and Andrew (Joy). Cherished grandmother to Quinn, Cadence, and Reese. Dear aunt to Kelly and Jan Barr and Kent Young. She will be remembered by her great niece and nephews. Carolyn is predeceased by her parents, George and Marjory Barr, her twin sister Lynda Barr, brother James Barr and in-laws Estee and Margaret Dow and Donald and Donna Mymryk.

After graduating from high school, she went on to study nursing at St. Thomas nursing college. She worked in nursing in London & Phoenix for 43 years until her retirement. In 1959 she meant Ronald Lewis Neil Dow and they married in 1963, going on to have two children, Patricia, and Andrew. Carolyn loved to visit her cottage in North Port, Nova Scotia in the summer and her winter home in Gold Canyon, Arizona. She loved spending time with her three grandchildren in Newmarket and at their cottage in Bobcaygeon. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends in all those locations.

Family and friends are welcome for visitation on Saturday, January 28, 2023 from 12-2 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be held at 2 pm in the funeral home chapel. Cremation to follow with interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to heart disease research. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at