Bews, Thomas Philip
March 26, 1925 – August 24, 2013
Philip Bews of High River passed away on August 24, 2013 at the High River Hospital at the age of 88 years. Philip is survived by his wife Nellie; daughter Alice (John) Weston of Malaysia and son Jack (Rhonda) Bews of High River; grandchildren John Philip Weston, Shaelynn Nicole Bews and Cody Austin Bews.
Philip was born in High River, Alberta to John & Alice Bews and completed all of his schooling in the area. Philip married Nellie in 1956 and they lived on the family homestead where Philip was born. They raised their children and ran a mixed farming operation up until their retirement when they moved into High River. Phil was looking forward to the 100th Anniversary of the Bews homestead next year.
Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, August 29th at 11:00 a.m. at the St. James Catholic Church in Okotoks (338 Ave. and 32nd Street East, Okotoks).
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the High River Hospital (2nd Floor) 560 9th Ave. SW, High River, Alberta, T1V 1B3 or the St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. To send condolences and view Philip’s Tribute Page please visit www.lylereeves.com . Caring for the family is Lyle Reeves Funerals of High River (Craig Snodgrass) 403.652.4242.