BOWKER, Patricia "Pat" Beatrice (née Palmer) March 13, 1929 - April 4, 2017 Peacefully, at Ottawa General Hospital, age 88. Pat will be sorely missed by her loving husband of 62 years, Arthur "Art" James; son Grant Edward; and daughter Janet Barbara (Derek Atkins). Loving grandmother to Stuart James Atkins and Neil Douglas Atkins. Also survived by nephew Alan Gordon Radcliff (Carole Bourgeois) in North Vancouver. Pat was born in Vancouver, BC, but lived in Victoria until moving to Ottawa in 1956. She graduated from UVic and UBC (1954) in history and English and enjoyed working in the B.C. provincial archives (Victoria), in Nepean Library and in the federal Department of Transport Library (Ottawa). "Music I heard with you was more than music, And bread I broke with you was more than bread;" Memorial will be a private family gathering, and Pat will be in our hearts always.
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