Irene Fowler


TURTLEPOINT - Irene Z. "Sis" Fowler, 72, of Route 155, passed away Saturday (Aug. 4, 2018) at the Olean (N.Y.) General Hospital following an apparent heart attack.
Born July 16, 1946 in Bradford, she was a daughter or Max and Beatrice Yohe. On Aug. 15, 1964 in Lewis Run she married Gerald E. Fowler Sr., who survives.
Irene attended Bradford schools and resided in Eldred Township before moving to Turtlepoint. She had been employed for many years by the Ethan Allen Company in Eldred retiring from the upholstery department. She was as member of the National Rifle Association. She loved bingo, playing video games on her phone, fishing and hunting, and jigsaw puzzles.
Surviving in addition to her husband are one son, Gerald (Kim) Fowler Jr. of Rixford; one daughter, Tina (Timothy) Howard of Turtlepoint; nine grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren; and two brothers, Dave and Gordon Yohe; and one sister, Kathy Thurston.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Patricia Jean Gebauer on Feb. 9, 2015.
At the request of the family there will be no visitation or funeral service.
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Published in The Bradford Era from Aug. 8 to Aug. 14, 2018