Helen Catherine Bowman Faith, 92

September 27, 2010

CLEAR SPRING, Md. - Helen Catherine Bowman Faith, age 92, formerly of Clear Spring and a resident of Charlotte's Home in Maugansville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at the home.

Born Oct. 7, 1917, in Clear Spring, Md., she was the daughter of the late Rosie Ceresa Timmons Bowman and John William Bowman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Wilbur Faith Sr., in 1986.

She was a member of Butler's Chapel of Hedgesville, W.Va., and retired from Corning Glass Co.

She is survived by one sister, Anna Leona Bowman Stokes of Hagerstown, Md.; three grandchildren, Tammy Kinsey of Clear Spring, Melanie Beckley of Hagerstown and Brian Reed of Charlotte, N.C.; and seven great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty June Reed; a son, John Wilbur Faith Jr.; one sister, Alma May Bowman; and four brothers, Leon Bowman, Raymond Bowman, Warren Bowman and Allen Bowman.

Services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring. Burial will be in Little Rose Hill Cemetery of Clear Spring.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. For the convenience of friends, you may visit the funeral home after 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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