MILTON MILLS ; Barbara Ann Bowley, age 73, of Jug Hill Road in Milton Mills, died peacefully at home on Nov. 7, 2008.
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Born Nov. 6, 1935 in Sanford, Maine, daughter of the late Harold and Marie (Botti) Mattress, she resided in Milton Mills, N.H., all her life.
A homemaker, she had been a shoeworker at the former H.O. Rondeau Shoe Co. in Farmington.
Barbara was a member of the Pleasant Valley Grange and the Christian Crafters in the local area.
She is survived by her husband, Wayne H. Bowley of Milton Mills; three daughters, Brenda Lessard of Milton Mills, Pamela Trefethen of Barrington, and Sharon Buttrick of Milton Mills; two sons, Leonard Bowley of Wicksburg, Ala., and Michael Bowley of Alton; 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Rose McNeally of Manchester, Conn.
She was predeceased by a sister, Jeanette Henry.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. at Covenant Baptist Church, over the bridge from Milton Mills, on French Street in Acton, Maine. Interment will follow at Milton Mills Cemetery.
Arrangements are in the care of Peaslee Funeral Home, 24 Central St., Farmington, NH 03835.
If desired, memorial donations may be made in her memory to Your VNA, 178 Farmington Road, Rochester, NH 03867.
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Published in Fosters from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2008