Randy A. Bowers, 49

September 02, 2010
  • Randy A. Bowers

-AUG. 30, 2010

GUILDERLAND, N.Y. - Randy A. Bowers, 49, died Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, as the result of a motorcycle accident.

Born in Ranson, W.Va., Randy was a graduate of North Hagerstown High School in Maryland, and graduated magna cum laude from SUNY Albany with a B.S degree. Randy worked as a lineman for the Hagerstown City Light Department and since 1998 was employed as Principal of Metering Research with the New York Independent System Operator in Rensselaer. Randy was very passionate about the electric utility industry and smart grid technology.

For enjoyment, he was an avid NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt Jr. fan and enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, his work ethic, compassion and dedication to his family.

Randy was the loving son of Marlene Bowers Kelley of Hagerstown, Md., and stepson of the late Marvin Kelley; beloved husband of 15 years to Mary Ann Schiazza Bowers; devoted father of Sarah Bowers of Gainseville, Va., Lauren Bowers of Haymarket, Va., Rachel Bowers of Catharpin, Va., Maranda Bowers of Guilderland; beloved brother of Renee (Shawn) Kelley Doub of Hagerstown; beloved uncle of Christian and Saylor Doub of Hagerstown; beloved son-in-law of Fernando and Mary Schiazza of Rotterdam. Randy is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and many, many dear friends and his dogs, Brinkley and Maxine.


Calling hours will be Thursday, Sept. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, 5216 Western Turnpike, Guilderland (Route 20 just west of Carman Road). Funeral services will begin Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, followed at noon by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Luke's Catholic Church, 1235 State St., Schenectady. Private burial will take place at a later date.

If one so wishes, contributions for the Randy Bowers Memorial Synchronized Swimming Scholarships may be made out to the Sculpins Booster Club c/o the Southern Saratoga YMCA, 1 Wall St., Clifton Park, N.Y. 12065 or St. Luke's Church, 1241 State St., Schenectady, N.Y. 12304.

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