Elizabeth F. Bowers, 67

JAN. 31, 1945-DEC. 10, 2012

December 11, 2012

Elizabeth Frances Bowers, 67, of Falling Waters, W.Va., and formerly of Sharpsburg, Md., passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, surrounded by her family and friends at Williamsport Retirement Center, Williamsport, Md.

Born, Jan. 31, 1945, in Sharpsburg, to the late Francis Reid and Ida Faith Mongan Saunders.

She was a homemaker. She worked part-time with H&R Block in Hagerstown, Md.

She attended St. John’s Episcopal Church, Hagerstown. She was also a longtime member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Sharpsburg.

She was a member of Red Feather Council No. 59 Degree of Pocahontas, Williamsport; and past Great Pocahontas for the State of Maryland. She was a member of AMVETS Post No. 38 Falling Waters, and Marlowe Ruritan for many years. She was a past member of Post No. 236 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Sharpsburg.

Survivors include: husband: Richard E. Bowers Sr. married for 50 years of Falling Waters; daughter: Melinda F. Smith and her husband George Jr. of Falling Waters; son: Richard E. Bowers Jr. and his wife Tammy of Falling Waters; granddaughter: Madison E. Smith of Falling Waters; niece: Cheryl Watts of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; and very dear friend: Lisa Cline of Falling Waters.


The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. The Degree of Pocahontas will have honors at 6 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ann Boyd officiating. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg.

Memorial donations may be made to: Marlowe Ruritan, P.O. Box 736, Falling Waters, WV 25419

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