Ottawa, Ontario – The Central Canada Hockey League Tier 2 are mourning the loss of former Winchester Hawksgoaltender Brandon Lowry who passed away on December 22nd.
Lowry, 23, had a career record of 38-34-2-6 with one shut-out but was most notably known for scoring a goal against the Ottawa Jr. Canadians in 2015-16. He joined a small group of goaltenders to accomplish this, with the last coming during the 2014-15 season when Arnprior Packers goaltender Dominic Plaschy scored against the Almonte Thunder.
The following is a statement made by the Winchester Hawks organization:
The Winchester Hawks wish to express our sincere sadness and condolences to Brandon Lowry’s family on learning of his sudden passing.
Brandon was a valued member of the Hawks for three years from 2013-2014 to 2015-2016 seasons.
Passed away suddenly and much too soon, at the age of 23 in Ottawa on December 23, 2017. Dearly loved son of Brigitte Dionne and Tom Lowry. Caring brother of Nicholas. Beloved nephew of Theresa Dhillon (Mark) and Julie Dionne (Martin Poirier). Cherished cousin of Jenna Dhillon, and Thierry and Nathan Poirier. Brandon was predeceased by his grandparents, William and Patricia Lowry and Roland and Marie-Jeanne Dionne (nee Pelletier).
He will be remembered for his good natured personality and his love of hockey. For those who wish, contributions in his memory may be directed to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.