Robert M. Bowen, 79 of Hanover, passed away on Sept. 23, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. Son of the late Lawrence J. and Gertrude T. (Maloney) Bowen, he was born in Brockton on Sept. 29, 1933. Robert proudly served in the United States Army in 1954-1956. He was employed as a printer at Halladay Lithograph in Hanover and retired in 1997. Robert loved the ocean, traveling, sports, bowling, horseshoes, gardening, and fishing. Robert was the devoted husband of the late Roberta E. (Hunter) Bowen. Loving father of Laura A. Owens and her husband Richard of Hanover, Linda J. Ryan and her husband Christian of East Bridgewater, and Valerie Tranfaglia and her husband Steven of Whitman. Dear brother of Lawrence J. Bowen of Hanover and the late John Bowen. Cherished grandfather of Kelly, Matthew, and Richard. Robert is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours were in the Sullivan Funeral Homes, 551 Washington St. Rte. 53 in Hanover on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 4 - 7 p.m. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Mary of the Sacred Heart Church, 392 Hanover St. Rte. 139 in Hanover on Friday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. Interment will be private. Donations in Roberts memory may be made to the
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Published in The Hanover Mariner from Sept. 25 to Oct. 2, 2013