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George A. Bowers

May 5, 1948 — December 10, 2020


George A. Bowers, 72, of Punxsutawney, passed away on Thursday December 10, 2020 at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

He was born May 5, 1948 to Charles A. and Lillian (Couch) Bowers in Punxsutawney.

George worked for Jefferson Grocery for over 40 years. He started working at Jefferson Grocery when it opened for business and

retired when it closed. George was an avid Steeler and Penn State fan, which he watched with his granddaughters. Watching football,

talking football and pro-wrestling are other things he enjoyed.

He is survived by two daughters, Lisa M. Cochran and husband Bob, Marion Center, Stefanie A. Wyant and husband Nathan, Sprankle Mills,

A step-son Philip Cameron, Falls Creek, four grandchildren, Lindsay Bowers, Sydni Bowers, Brody and Tanner Wyant,

a brother Gary Bowers and wife Regina, Rochester Mills, Two sisters, Betty Kunselman and husband Bob, Indiana, Karen Lingenfelter and husband Bob,

GA, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents, and his wife Gloria E. Bowers in 2018.

Services are private.

The McCabe Funeral Home of Punxsutawney have been entrusted with the arrangements.

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