Harvey Dowsett, 77, of Nepean passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at the Forest Hill residence.
Harvey was born in Ottawa on February 7, 1943 to Douglas and Violet Dowsett. An only child, he gained 10 new siblings when he married Jackie Lajeunesse on July 25, 1964. Soon after, they completed their family with the births of their children, Joanne and Terry. As a family, they loved playing softball, hockey and golf, which Harvey continued well into his retirement from the Government of Canada. He cherished his 5 grandchildren with his laid-back nature and aimed to make people feel welcome by making easy conversation with anyone he met.
In addition to Jackie, Joanne and Terry, Harvey is survived by his daughter-in-law Trina, granddaughter Emily and grandsons Tyler, Michael, Trevor and Troy. He was preceded in passing by his parents, his father-in-law, John, mother-in-law, Eileen, and his son-in-law, John Philippe.
Private services will be held. Those wishing to celebrate Harvey’s life can consider a memorial donation to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario in his name.