Donald D. Bowman
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AGE: 72 • Manchester
Donald D. Bowman, age 72, Manchester, on June 22, 2012, Donald D. Bowman passed away peacefully at Van Dyke Hospice Care Center of Toms River. Mr. Bowman grew up in Union Beach, New Jersey. He graduated from Keyport High School after which he joined the United States Air Force, where he spent much of his enlisted time in Germany. Following this he enrolled in Montclair State College where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in business education and his Master of Arts in student personnel services. He spent his career at Howell High School where he worked for 31 years counseling many wonderful students. Upon his retirement he enjoyed traveling, especially to Jamaica, which became his second home. Bowling with the Brighton at Barnegat league was another fun hobby. He also enjoyed spending time at the fitness center with his buddies Mel, Bob, Mike, and Richie. He was a lifelong passionate New York Yankees fan.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Joy Bowman, his daughter Amy Bowman of Westampton, his son David Bowman and daughter-in-law Kyeung-Hee Park of Philadelphia, and several nieces and nephews. He will forever be in our hearts.
Ocean County Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements, which were private.
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 25, 2012