John R. Mowat, P. Eng.
John R. Mowat, P. Eng.
Visitation Information
Friday, September 17, 2021
Visitation Time
2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Visitation Location
Fergusons Funeral Home
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Service Time
11:00 am
Service Location
The Moncton Wesleyan Church Life Centre
Burial Information
Burial Location
Elmwood Cemetery
Requested Charity
The Moncton Wesleyan Church or The Moncton Minor Basketball Association
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John R. Mowat, 79, of Moncton, with his loving family at his side, passed away peacefully at The Moncton Hospital on Monday, September 13, 2021. Born in Minto, he was the son of the late Donald and Ruth (Rosengren) Mowat.

John graduated with Engineering from the University of New Brunswick and became a Professional Engineer who worked at The Department of Transportation for the Federal Government. He went on to work for 35 years as the Chief Building Inspector for the City of Moncton. John was a dedicated and faithful member of The Moncton Wesleyan Church where he served in many capacities over the years, especially as a special events usher. He was a co-founder of The Moncton Kiwanis Minor Basketball Association, co-founder of the Harrison Trimble Friends of the Trojans, served on the National Science Research Council – National Building Committee Board, as well as The NB Board of Civil Engineers.

John enjoyed bowling, golfing, a game of Rook and relaxation in his rocking chair. John was first and foremost a family man, and that is how he will always be remembered. He was his grandchildren’s #1 fan, and attended many of their basketball games, rarely missing a game.

John will be sadly and deeply missed by his loving wife of 54 years, Marilyn Mowat (Carson); his children, Jacklyn Stevenson (Avery) and Dr. Jeff Mowat (Kim); precious grandchildren, Ben, Sarah and Olivia Mowat and Victoria and Andrew Stevenson; sisters, Loy MacDonald, Nancy Goodine and Betty Schatz (Kurt); brothers, Dale Mowat and Harvey Mowat (Mary-Lou); several nieces, nephews, extended family members, and members of the Carson family.

In addition to his parents, John was predeceased by his sister, Faye; and brothers, Donald, Orland, Billy, Max and David.

Visitation at Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) on Friday, September 17, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A Service to Celebrate and Honour John’s life will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 11:00 at The Moncton Wesleyan Church Life Center, 945 St. George Blvd. A reception will follow in the church atrium. Masks are encouraged. Interment will take place in Elmwood Cemetery.

In memory of John, donations to The Moncton Wesleyan Church ( or The Moncton Minor Basketball Association ( would be appreciated. Online condolences for the family may be shared on the Fergusons Funeral Home Facebook Page or at


John R. Mowat, P. Eng.