July 19, 1925 – August 24, 2021
It is with great sadness I announce the passing of my Dad, Capt. William “Bill” Cogswell on August 24th 2021.
He was predeceased by his wife, Rubie in 2015. He is survived by his daughter, Janis (RG), his brother, Maurice (Crystal) & numerous nieces & nephews.
At a very young age Bill found the sea. In his teens he went commercial fishing with his father. And that started his lifelong love of the water. He fished for a few years, then discovered Kitimat.
He became the skipper of Nechako, passenger boat running between Kitimat & Kemano. He moved on to a small coastal freighter Burnaco, & carried boom chain to the logging camps. Dad always had to have a boat.
A heartfelt thank you to Keeping House, & neighbors Lance & Deb for the great care they took.
Bill will be interred at Ocean View Cemetery in a private family ceremony & I shall have a Celebration of Life at a later date.
“Good fishing” Dad
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