EAST CALAIS - Katherine Rose "Kay" Bowen, 90, of Route 14 in East Calais, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at the Woodridge Nursing Home.
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She was born in Fairlee, Vt., May 18, 1923, the daughter of Daniel and Lena (Leonard) Morrison. She attended schools in Waits River.
On Feb. 15, 1941, she married Myron A. Bowen in Marshfield, Vt. Mr. Bowen predeceased her in 1992.
Mrs. Bowen was a member of the East Calais Church.
She enjoyed crocheting and cake decorating, and she was exceptional at growing gardens.
Survivors include her daughter, Patricia Lamberton, and her husband, Cy, of East Calais; son Donald E. Bowen, of Litchfield, Maine; son Gene M. Bowen and his wife, Peggy, of East Calais; son Keith Bowen, of South Barre; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews
She was predeceased by her son Myron John Bowen in 2008; and her siblings: Pearl Austin, Margaret Brown, Edith Maskell, Ruby Fotovich, Gordon Morrison and Kenneth Morrison.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held at the Fairview Cemetery in East Calais in the spring.
Those wishing to express online condolences may do so at www.guareandsons.com.
Guare & Sons Funeral Home - Montpelier
30 School Street Montpelier, VT 05602
Published in Times Argus on Jan. 4, 2014