June Winifred McDowell passed away peacefully on October 11, 2017, after a brief illness. Born July 13, 1933 in Springfield, Mass., to Ida and Alfred Cote, June moved to Fallbrook in 1955 and married Wilburn William McDowell in 1959. She was a homemaker and child care provider. She was known as “Mommy June” to many children.
June is survived by her children: Debbie Woodbury, Fallbrook; David McDowell, Valley Center; Cheryl McDowell, Fallbrook, and Karen Harris (Brad), North Carolina; 11 grandchildren: Rob, Janee, Michael, Danielle, Kevin, Joey, Jaclyn, Joslyn, Brian, Taylor, and Andy; and seven great-grandchildren: Sophie, Jayden, Kaiden, Emma, Valen, Jozey, and Barrett.
A memorial service was held on October 14, 2017, at The Regency, followed by a private burial.