Emma L. Bowman, 62

MAY 12, 1949-JAN. 31, 2012

February 02, 2012

Emma Lee (Sarco) Bowman, 62, of Hagerstown, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at NMS Healthcare of Hagerstown.

Born May 12, 1949, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Hilda H. (Butterbaugh) Sarco of Hagerstown and the late John D. Sarco.

Emma was a 1967 graduate of South Hagerstown High School.

She attended Hagerstown Bible Church. Emma enjoyed all types of crafts. She loved to sew and was known as a wonderful cook.

Emma had worked as a seamstress for the Singer Sewing Company and had also worked as a bookkeeper for various companies.


In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Bowman.

Emma is survived by a daughter, Cassie Minnich and husband, Kenneth, of Boonsboro; a son, John Mumma of Hagerstown; two sisters, Julia Weicht of Williamsport and Dunya Shaw of Fallbrook, Calif.; a brother, James Sarco of Tennessee; four grandsons, Zachary Butts, Gabriel Minnich, Glenn Roland and Brandon Mumma; a granddaughter, Aaliyah Mumma; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be private and held at the convenience of the family, with Pastor Jimmy Wells officiating.

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

Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown, is in charge of the arrangements.

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