Donations can be sent to the William P. McGowan Memorial Fund, a fund established in Bill’s memory, at Mid-State Bank and Trust, 300 S. Mills Road, Ventura, CA 93003.

Services are under the supervision of the Joseph Reardon Funeral Home, at 757 E. Main St., Ventura. The following commemorations of Bill’s life and faith have been planned:

A vigil in remembrance of Bill’s life will take place at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 3175 Telegraph Road, in Ventura. At 3:30 on Oct. 13, a funeral mass is scheduled to take place at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, and burial will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 14 at the Conejo Mountain Memorial Park, 2052 Howard Road, in Camarillo.

A memorial service will be scheduled in Northern California at a later date.