Selinsgrove - Elda Diehl Bowen, 93 Carousel Drive passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at home with her daughters by her side.
Elda was born December 23, 1926 in Sunbury, a daughter of the late Harry and Catherine (Rearick) Herman.
She was a 1947 graduate of Sunbury High School. She later modeled for Barbizon, and taught at the Arthur Miller Dance Studio. Elda was employed as merchant store trainer for Sears Corp. in the Northeast Division.
Mrs. Bowen was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Northumberland. As an avid gardener for many years, Elda was a member of the Susquehanna Valley Garden Club.
She enjoyed reading, but her greatest joy came from time spent with her family.
Elda is survived by her four daughters and three sons-in-law, Kathy L. and Steven W. Stowers of Spanish Fort, AL, Carol E. and Craig I. Cronin of Silver Spring, MD, Ellen S. Diehl of Selinsgrove, Edie L. and Greg S. Moyer of Northumberland, grandchildren, Deborah, Carol, George, Rachel, David, Matthew, Patrick, Amber and Andrew, 10 great-grandchihldren, one great-great-grandchild and one brother, Dr. George T. Herman of Silver Spring, MD.
She was preceded in death by son, Myron H. Diehl, Jr., brother, Harry M. Herman, Jr. and sister, Ethel L. Swoyer.
A private graveside service will be held in Pomfret Manor Cemetery.
Contributions in Elda's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society at donate3.cancer.org.
Arrangements are by the Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut Street, Sunbury.
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