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Gerry Lou (Shunkwiler) Bowman

Gerry Lou
(Shunkwiler)
Bowman
Age 77, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 after a brave struggle with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Many thanks to her angels, Dr. Shruti Trehan, Julie Miller, CNP and the staff of the NCMF Cancer Center at Aultman. Gerry was a life resident of Canton, 1953 graduate of Lincoln High School, and a 1957 graduate of Miami University. She loved working in her flowerbeds, playing cards with friends, reading and using her talents to sew or quilt, creating beautiful gifts for friends and family. Gerry was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in North Canton and Delta Zeta Sorority.
She is survived by her fiance and best friend, Robert E. Larry of North Canton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jody and Tom Levitt of North Canton and Cindy and Rob Knight of Canton; four grandchildren: Matt and Laura Levitt, Scoty Poppe and Angela Knight; her beloved companion, Ms. Bobbi and extended family, Jim and Vicki Larry, Ray and Ann Larry, Mark and Alica Larry and Susan and Dave Slicker; and numerous grand and great-grandchildren.
Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church in North Canton with Rev. Steve Stultz Costello officiating. Inurnment will be in the Faith United Methodist Church Columbarium. Friends may call Sunday from 1–2 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Faith United Methodist Church in North Canton or The Wilderness Center. The family extends appreciation to the staff and volunteers of the Aultman Compassionate Care Center. Gerry's kind and loving heart will be missed by many, but we will carry on in her honor. Lamiell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made to:
www.lamiellfuneralhome.com
(Lamiell, 330-456-7375)



Published in The Repository on Feb. 16, 2013
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