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Gertrude E. Bowman, 77

November 29, 2009

OCT. 11, 1932-NOV. 27, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Gertrude E. Bowman, 77, of Chambersburg, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Oct. 11, 1932, in Greenvillage, Pa., Gertrude was the daughter of the late Jay H. and Annabel E. Shadle Myers.

She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Charles W. Bowman, whom she married Oct. 6, 1951; five children, David C. Bowman and wife, Audrey, of St. Thomas, Pa., Douglas M. Bowman and wife, Shirley, of Harrisonville, Pa., and Devona A. Peck and husband, Douglas, Daniel W. Bowman and wife, Sandra, and Darryl J. Bowman and wife, Kathy, all of Chambersburg; 10 grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and 10 stepgreat-grandchildren. Gertrude also is survived by one brother, Jack S. Myers of Ventura, Calif.

Gertrude was a fantastic cook who also loved to mow the lawn, crochet, knit and especially enjoyed working in her flower garden. More than anything, she enjoyed spending time with her adoring children and grandchildren.

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The family will receive friends Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, and Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, from 1:30 p.m. until funeral services begin at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home. The Rev. Lester Stine will officiate. Interment will immediately follow in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Franklin and Fulton Unit, 384 Floral Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Condolences may expressed at www.geiselfuneralhome.com.

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