Donald Rowbotham

Donald Rowbotham, of Hanover, passed away surrounded by his family at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Thursday, July 27, 2017. He was 59.

Born in Toronto on September 12, 1957. Donald was employed as a Logistics Manager and truly enjoyed his work. He had a keen interest in wrestling and was even the Founding President of Kempenfelt Bay Wrestling.


Survived by sons Stephen (Kelli) Rowbotham of Orillia, Ben (Katherine) Rowbotham of Calgary, Alberta and Mike (Isabelle) Rowbotham of Barrie and their mother Shelley Love of Guelph. Loved grandfather of Henry, Raphaelle and Saeko. Dear son of Joseph Rowbotham of Hanover and the late Betty (nee Davidson) Rowbotham. Fondly remembered by his brothers Doug (Karen) Rowbotham of Wasaga Beach, Bruce (Kathy) Rowbotham of Hanover and sisters Donna (Terry) Andrew of Sauble Beach and Sandra (Andrew) Hulme of Mississauga. Donald will be remembered by his nieces and nephews.


To honour his wishes, cremation has taken place. Family invite friends to a Memorial Celebration of Life held on Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 2-5 pm at Ferndale Banquet Hall ( 24 Ferndale Industrial Drive, Barrie) for a time of sharing memories and stories.


Memorial donations to the Kempenfelt Bay Wrestling would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Condolences may be sent to the family at


Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.



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