Sara L. Gowen(1938-2018)

ROCHESTER, N.H. - Sara L. Gowen, 80, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2018 after a brief illness.

Born May 30, 1938 in Newmarket N.H. she is the daughter of the late Louis and Mary (Hartshorn) Record.

Sara has lived in Rochester since 1963. She was a homemaker who loved and was very proud of her family and especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed playing golf having been a past member of the Nippo Lake Golf Club in Barrington, she also enjoyed playing BINGO.

Members of her family include her husband of 61 years, Paul Gowen of Rochester; her son, Thomas Gowen and his wife Sheila of Miramar, Fla.; her daughters, Catherine Guilmette and her husband William, Cynthia Laplume and her husband Dana and Christine Wilkins and her husband Dennis all of Rochester; a sister, Beverly Burrows of Durham; 11 grandchildren, Matt, Andrea, Crystal, Josh, Doug, Justin, Jake, Whitley, Shayla, Corey, Chris; and two great grandchildren, Maddyn and Madilyn; many nieces and nephews and brother and sister in-laws.

She is predeceased by her brothers, Jackie, Ronnie and James Record and a sister, Linda McGowen.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Shriners hospital or to the St Jude's Hospital

SERVICES: Memorial calling hours will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the chapel of the R.M./ Edgerly & Son Funeral Home, 86 South Main St., Rochester, N.H. 03867

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R.M. Edgerly and Son, Inc. - Rochester
86 S. Main Street Rochester, NH 03867

Published in Fosters from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1, 2018