Donna J. Bowers
NEWARK: A memorial service for Donna J. Bowers, 89, of Newark, will be held Saturday, April 27th, 2013, at 2 p.m., at Spring Hills Baptist Church, with Pastors Jerry Boylan and Jeff Smith officiating.
Donna passed away April 19, 2013, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Care Center. She was born April 18, 1924, on Kelleys Island, Ohio, to the late John and Marion (Roswurm) Ranft.
Donna graduated in 1945 from Providence School of Nursing in Sandusky, Ohio with her RN. She retired from Licking Memorial Hospital in 1986 as head nurse on 5 North, where she was known and respected to run a "tight ship". She was a member of Spring Hills Baptist Church, member of the SIS Bible Study Group, and was a member of the same group of women for over 20 years. Donna will be remembered with love and affection by her many friends, neighbors and co-workers.
She is survived by her daughters, Rebecca (Joe) Jarrells of Mentor, Ohio and Debbie (Jerry) Boylan of Tiffin, Ohio; six grandchildren; ten great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Bowers, who passed away in 2002, and two brothers.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 161 North SR 101, Tiffin, Ohio 44883, or Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058-0430.
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