William J. Bowlby Sr. (1926 - 1948)

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William J. Bowlby Sr., 89, 5797 Route 310, Reynoldsville, died Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, at his home.
Born Feb. 4, 1926, in Reynoldsville, he was a son of the late William B. and Esther A. Dickey Bowlby.
On April 26, 1948, He married Marjorie I. Haggerty Bowlby. She survives in Reynoldsville.
William was a 1944 graduate of Reynoldsville High School. He retired as a custodian for Jeff Tech in 1988, after 21 years of service.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy.
William was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Reynoldsville and the F.O.Eagles #540, Reynoldsville.
He is also survived by a son, William J. (Susan) Bowlby Jr. of Reynoldsville; two grandsons, Shannon D. Bowlby of Reynoldsville and Corey J. (Jonell) Bowlby of McKeesport; one brother, Daniel E. Bowlby of Erie.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Richard Bowlby and one sister, Charlotte Henry.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, at the Bernard P. Snyder Funeral Home, Reynoldsville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Reynoldsville, with the Rev. Fr. Richard Tomasone as celebrant. Burial will be in Lakelawn Memorial Park, Reynoldsville. Rosary will be prayed at 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Military honors will be accorded by the DuBois Area Honor Guard.
Memorial donations may be made to Penn Highlands Hospice, P.O. Box 447, DuBois, PA 15801.
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Snyder-D'Argy Funeral Home
206 Main St
Reynoldsville, PA 15851
(814) 653-8256
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Published in The Courier Express from Nov. 1 to Nov. 2, 2015
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