The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

January 17, 2013

George L. Bowers Sr.


The Tribune-Democrat

UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — BOWERS – George L. Sr. “Beanie,” 99, Upper Yoder Township, died Jan. 17, 2013, at Church of the Brethren Home. Born June 16, 1913, in Johnstown, son of the late George W. and Anna Bowers. Also preceded in death by wife, the former Betty J. Kelly, in 1990; brother, John Bowers; half brother, Lawrence Auman; and daughter-in-law, Peggy. Survived by sister, Anne Zwick, Hollywood, Fla.; sons, George L. Jr., and wife, Margaret, Johnstown; Pat, Solomon, Md.; and Jim, and wife, Cindy, New Cumberland; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and four great-great- grandchildren. George retired as a turn foreman in shipping and finishing at Gautier Division, Bethlehem Steel, in 1972. He enjoyed working in his garden, his many pets and telling stories. Member of Our Mother of Sorrows Church, where service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, the Very Rev. Mark S. Begly, officiating. Entombment, Grandview Mausoleum. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd. Condolences may be made to ptbmortuary.com.


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