Dorothy Ostroff Bowles

  • "We are so sorry to hear about Dottie. Our love and prayers..."
  • "I was so very blessed to have gotten to know Dot Bowles..."
    - Brenda Benz
  • "I am so sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing. We lived next..."
    - Gregg Eckersen

Dorothy Ostroff Bowles passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on the 24th of May 2014. Born 1931 in Chelsea, MA, she has been a resident of Florida for over 70 years, 63 of which were with her husband, Eugene F. Bowles. Dorothy loved her arts and spent 20 years as a member of the Palette and Brush Club. She served 3 years as president and was instrumental in arranging various art shows and displays in many of the surrounding communities. She enjoyed gardening and loved her birds that came to eat year round. Dorothy was preceded in death by her best friend, 'Beau', her Labrador retriever and sister, Pauline Moss. She is survived by her Husband, Eugene F. Bowles, her sister, Shirley Berquist, daughters, Karen Bowles Allen (Ross), Regina Bowles Blankenship (Kent) and Catherine Bowles Smith (Emory), five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A memorial service is scheduled for 1:00 P.M. Friday, May 30, 2014 at Lohman Funeral Home Daytona, located at 1423 Bellevue Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL. Donations may be made in Dorothy's memory to the Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129. Arrangements are under the careful direction of Lohman Funeral Home Daytona. Condolences for the family may be shared at


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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on May 28, 2014
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