COWAN, J Marilyn, 81 of Tampa, passed away on April 3, 2012, under the loving care of her family and Hospice. She was born in Georges Run, Ohio and came to Tampa in 1962 from Ohio. She was Protestant by faith. Marilyn enjoyed painting, reading, photography and travelling but her favorite love was cooking and taking care of her loving family. She is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, Richard of Tampa; 3 children: Linda Vierday of Tampa, FL; Keith Cowan of Tampa; David Cowan (Norma) of NC; 5 Grandchildren: Rob Vierday (Diana), Kevin J. Cowan, David K. Cowan, Thomas Smith (Melvina) and Melissa Pell; 6 Great Grandchildren: Alex, Blake, Mitch, Zack, Jake and Matthew; her step sister: Marilyn Bell of Tampa, Step Brother: Willard Michael of IL and many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members and friends. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Scottish Rite Foundation, 5500 Memorial Highway, Tampa, FL 33634. Brewer & Sons 813-835-4991
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Published in TBO.com on Apr. 5, 2013