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Norman H. Bowers

December 7, 1935 September 14, 2020
Norman H. Bowers
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Norman H. Bowers, 84, of Reading and formerly of Pottsville, passed away on Monday, September 14th, in Reading Hospital/Tower Health, West Reading.

Born in Pottsville, on December 7, 1935, he was a son of the late John A. and Rebecca Jane (Long) Bowers, Sr..

He was a 1953 graduate of Pottsville High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy.

Norman worked for many years at AT & T, Reading, from where he retired.

He was a life member of the Yorkville Hose Co., Pottsville.

Norman loved roller skating his whole life and skated well into his 70's. He also enjoyed attending Pottsville High School football games.

Although Norman had no children of his own, he lovingly raised his nephew, James Bowers, who passed away in November 2001.

In addition to his parents and James, Norman was preceded in death by brothers: John Adam and Joseph; and sister, Arlene McIntyre.

Norman is survived by sisters: Mary Ellen Whalen, of Pottsville; his twin sister, Nancy L. Davis, of Schuylkill Haven; and Gayle Bowers Ash, of Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services with military honors will be held on Friday, September 18th, at 11:00 a.m. at Charles Baber Cemetery, 1400 W. Market St., Pottsville, with Peggy Sue Pfeffer officiating.

The family request contributions in Norman's memory be sent to: Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at lordbixler.com

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