Resthaven Funerals
cnr Picton & Walter MacDonald Sts
Auckland, Auckland
DOWSWELL, William (Bill). Bill passed away peacefully aged 90 years on 20 November 2021 with Betty, Karen, Kim and Paul at his side. Beloved husband of 63 years of Elizabeth (Betty). Much loved father of Karen Tyler (Peter) Kim Buttery (Paul). Loved Poppa of Scott, Danica, Samuel, Braeden and Brieanne. Loved Great Grandfather of Hannah and Ronan. Bill was a proud Canadian who chose to live in New Zealand since 1970 and was a good friend of many. At Bill's request a private cremation has been held. Memorial donations to Victim Support would be appreciated and can be made online at bit.ly/dowswell2311

Published by The New Zealand Herald on Nov. 24, 2021.
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I will always remember Bill and the time we spent playing crib. We had a lot of fun and memorable times. I extend my heartfelt sorrow to Betty and the family.
Peter Wasylak
November 25, 2021
To our dear friends Kim & Paul. Our sincere condolences to you & your family. Our thoughts are with you all. I recall so many stories you have shared with us about your loving caring Dad & how much he meant to you. To your mum Betty what an incredible journey you have had together. No words can express what you all must be feeling right know. Sending love to you all.
Lee & Craig Ogilvie
November 24, 2021
Bill, Erik and I are so sorry for your loss. Bill was such a wonderful, gentle man. I'm so glad to have met you both (and the family!) when I came to visit New Zealand.
Bill Wigmore, Judi and Erik Sano
November 24, 2021
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