Cover photo for Joan M. (Smith)  Bowser's Obituary
Joan M. (Smith)  Bowser Profile Photo
1931 Joan 2020

Joan M. (Smith) Bowser

August 16, 1931 — August 23, 2020

Punxsutawney

Joan M. Bowser, 89, of Punxsutawney, passed away on Sunday August 23, 2020, with her family at her side, at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born April 16, 1931 to Russell and Virginia (Bowser) Smith in Punxsutawney.

Joan was a lifelong member of the Albion United Methodist Church. She enjoyed working on crossword puzzles, going for walks, and loved spending time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons and a daughter, Eugene Robert “Bob” Bowser and wife Donna, Punxsutawney, Susan K. Campbell and husband Thomas, Indiana, and Russell F. “Rusty” Bowser, Punxsutawney, three grandchildren, Nicholas E. Bowser, Jason L. Frederick, Michael R. Frederick and wife Amanda

and a sister Sharon J. Fryer and husband William, Punxsutawney.

Preceded in death by her parents, her husband Eugene R. Bowser in 2011, a daughter Deborah Lynn Bowser, a brother Harry M. Smith and a sister Nancy L. Crawford.

Friends will be received on Wednesday from 2:00 PM until the time of service at 4:00 PM at the McCabe Funeral Home Inc. 114 Maple Ave., Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

Burial will take place at Ridgemont Cemetery.

To share a memory or leave an online condolence log on to www.mccabewaldronfh.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joan M. (Smith) Bowser, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Friends will be received

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 5

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree