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Edwin R. "Ed" Bowser

September 18, 1938 — May 25, 2022

Mahaffey

Edwin R. "Ed" Bowser, 83 of Mahaffey, passed away, Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at his home.

He was born September 18, 1938 to Frank M. and Dorothy (Peace) Bowser in McGee's Mills.

Ed was a 60-year member of the Punxsutawney Masons Lodge, Altoona Jaffa Shriners and Punxsutawney Eagles, FOE 1231. He was a partner in the Bowser Lumber Company with his brothers Ron and Pete. He and his brothers took over the Lumber Company in 1955 from their father. Ed worked hard, long hours in order for the business to be successful. Ed enjoyed gun raffles, dirt track racing, farming, gardening, mowing grass and hunting. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time together.

He is survived by two sons, Scott Bowser and wife Tonia, Punxsutawney, Jim R. Bowser and wife Brenda, Simi Valley, California, three grandchildren, Amber Bowser, Jason Corle and wife Heather and Scott Bowser, three great grandchildren, Madison, Brenton, Skylynn, four brothers, Ronald E. Bowser, Mahaffey, M. Dean "Pete" Bowser, Mahaffey, Robert W. Bowser, Mahaffey, Gerald D. Bowser and wife Shirley, Punxsutawney, a sister Janet Harter and husband Bill, Blairsville, a sister-in-law Lana Bowser, Mahaffey, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Ellen L. Bowser on September 14, 2015, two daughters, Stacey Bowser, Connie Bowser, a brother Darrell Bowser.

Friends will be received on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the McCabe Funeral Home Inc., 114 Punxsutawney, PA 15767, with a funeral service on Saturday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home.

Graveside services will take place at Pleasant Hill E.U.B. Cemetery, Gaskill Township, Jefferson County.

Memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital, 1645 West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505.

To share a memory, visit, www.mccabewaldronfh.com

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Friends will be received

Friday, May 27, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Hill E.U.B. Cemetery

, Punxsutawney, PA 15767

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