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Gene L Bowman

August 23, 1937 ~ April 6, 2017 (age 79)


Gene L. Bowman, 79, of 130 S. Front St. Sunbury, PA passed away at his home on April 6, 2017. He was born in Sunbury onAugust 23, 1937 the son of the late Lloyd and Sara (Sanders) Bowman. He married the love of his life Sandra L. Faust on March 29, 1970 who passed May 30, 2010.

Gene attended Sunbury schools. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves. He worked for Bucknell University as a professional custodian cleaner retiring after twenty-five years of service.

Gene loved being with his wife (whom he missed dearly) and family. His life revolved around his grandson. He enjoyed cook-outs, camping, carnivals, and the Squeeze In where he liked his hot dogs burned. He was a Philadelphia Eagles football fan.

Gene is survived by his daughter Laurie A. Knotts of Danville, grandson Ryan Kalcich, brother Charles Berry of New Berlin, sisters Dolly Bainbridge of Sunbury, and Mary Weaver of Sunbury with numerous nieces and nephews.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and sisters Joan Williams and Shirley Propst.

Services are at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are made by the David T. Zweier Funeral Home, Inc. 157 Chestnut St. Sunbury, PA.

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