Jean Louise Clowater


Birth: December 15th, 1928
Death: January 5th, 2015
Age: 86 years
Residence:Higgins Lake
Previous Residence(s):Saginaw
Survived By: Surviving are six children, Robert G. Clowater, Ann Miller and Joan (David) Payne all of Saginaw, Cathy (Steve) Kueffner of Frankenmuth, Linda (Sean) Hilbert of Chelsea and Lorna (Bob) Coury of Belleville; twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Jean Louise Clowater, age 86, of Higgins Lake and Vero Beach, FL, died January 5, 2015 surrounded by her loving family at James E. Cartwright Care Center in Saginaw.  The family will receive friends at St. Hubert Catholic Church at Higgins Lake from 6-8 P.M. Friday, January 9 and Saturday January 10 from 10 A.M. until a Memorial Mass at 11 A.M. officiated by Fr. Bernard Tyler.  Ennichement will be at Gerrish Township Cemetery.

 

Mrs. Clowater was born on December 15, 1928 in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada the daughter of Michael Russell and Lillian Gertrude (Stuart) MacPhee.  She attended Mt. St. Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia graduating with a Master’s Degree in Education.  She married Dr. Robert A. Clowater in Glace Bay on June 19, 1952.  They moved to Saginaw and she began teaching at St. Helen Catholic School where she taught junior high mathematics and English and also taught the gifted and talented.  While in Saginaw she was a member of the Saginaw Medical Society Auxiliary, the Saginaw Community Hospital Auxiliary and St. Helen Catholic Church.

 

Following her retirement, she and Dr. Clowater shared their residency between Higgins Lake and Vero Beach, Florida.  At Higgins Lake she was a member of St. Hubert Catholic Church, the Higgins Lake Foundation and the Higgins Lake Property Owners Association.  She was a lector and Eucharistic Minister at both St. Hubert Catholic Church and St. Helen Catholic Church in Vero Beach.  While in Vero Beach she was active as an adult literacy tutor.  In her spare time she enjoyed reading, golf, playing Bridge and knitting.

 

Surviving are six children, Robert G. Clowater, Ann Miller and Joan (David) Payne all of Saginaw, Cathy (Steve) Kueffner of Frankenmuth, Linda (Sean) Hilbert of Chelsea and Lorna (Bob) Coury of Belleville; twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

 

Preceding her in death were her parents and husband, Dr. Robert A. Clowater on February 19, 2014.

 

Memorials are requested to the American Cancer Society, Diocese of Saginaw Seminary Fund, James E. Cartwright Care Center, Heartland Hospice or the Neighborhood Apostolate at St. Helen Catholic Church in Vero Beach.

 

Arrangements are by Walsh Funeral Home in Roscommon.



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CONDOLENCE MESSAGES


“ROBERT - SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN OUR PRAYERS. DR SLAVIN & STAFF”


DR MICHAEL J. SLAVIN



“Linda and family, We send our heartfelt condolences for the loss of your dear mother. We are praying for your strength and continued encouragement during this time and want to let you know how special you are to our family. Please let us know if there is anything (work or personal) that you need. Sincerely, LeeRoy and Monique Wells”


LeeRoy and Monique Wells, Chelsea, Michigan



“We will miss our good friend Jean here in Vero Beach, FL. Our sympathy to her entire family.”


Stan and Louise Tabasso



“Linda, Wishing you and your family warm memories and peace in this time of loss.”


Scott DeBoe



“Linda and Lorna, I am sorry about your Mom. In her photo, I can really see the resemblance. What a wonderful woman. Take Care, Mary”


Mary Palkovich



“Ann and Joan so sorry to hear of your beloved Mom's passing this pass Monday. My condolence to you Ann and Joan and your family's.My prayers are with all of you.. Love Judy Lappeus ”


Judy Lappeus



“We are saddened to hear of your mothers passing away. We will miss her cheerful greetings. Our sincere condolence . ”


george and vi rockwell





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