James Alexander Coward

February 10, 1944 ~ August 12, 2022 (age 78) 78 Years Old


COWARD, James Alexander (Retired Quaker Oats Employee, Long time member of Grace United Church, Member of Scouts Canada, Barbershop Singer Aces of Harmony)

Suddenly at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Friday, August 12, 2022 in his 79th year.  Beloved husband to Marilyn (nee Holden) for 52 wonderful years.  Loving father of Terrilyn Ouellette and her wife Steph, and Tracy Elliott and her husband Devon.  Cherished grandfather of Connor, Mason and Matty.   Dear brother of Jean Randhawa and her husband Randy. Dear brother-in-law of Carole Tully (Jim) and Allan Holden (Eileen).  Sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews.  There will be a Celebration of Jim’s Life held at the HIGHLAND PARK FUNERAL CENTRE 2510 Bensfort Rd., Peterborough on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 3:30 PM.  Interment Highland Park Cemetery.  Reception to follow in the Highland Park Reception Centre.  In memory of Jim, donations to Grace United Church would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be made at


Funeral Service


Celebration of Life Service
August 17, 2022

3:30 PM
Highland Park Funeral Centre, Bensfort Rd, Peterborough)

August 17, 2022

Highland Park Cemetery, Bensfort Road, Peterborough)

August 17, 2022

Highland Park Funeral Centre, Bensfort Rd, Peterborough)


Grace United Church
581 Howden St, Peterborough, ON K9J 4B4,
Tel: 705-742-5846


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