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Publication: Globe and Mail, The
Issue: 7 August 2008, page R10
Title: ROWAT, ISABEL FLORENCE (Death Notice)
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ROWAT, ISABEL FLORENCE (nee Forbes) (born July 31st, 1906 in Toronto, ON)
After a long and happy life, Isabel died on August 4th, 2008, at the age of 102. Daughter of the late Hector and Florence Forbes, twin sister of the late Edith Macnaughton and sister of Jessie Kidd, married for many years to her beloved Geoffrey who predeceased her in April, 1984, and predeceased by her grandson Christoph Niemeyer in 1994. Mother of Robin, Nancy, Jean and Peter; Nana to Debbie, Tony, Suzanne, Amanda, Ted, Shawn and Vanessa; and great-grandmother to Alex, Tyler, Lucas, Ethan, Ben, Nathan and Dylan (the first great-granddaughter). Heartfelt thanks to the staff at Norwood Nursing Home in Toronto and to the wonderful nurses who took care of Mom during her six years there.