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Jeanne Brown Bowley

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Jeanne Brown Bowley

Atlantic Highlands - Jeanne Brown Bowley, 89, of Atlantic Highlands passed away peacefully on January 29, 2018 in Red Bank surrounded by her children. Born Jeanne Marie Brown on Sept. 17, 1928 in Lakewood to Rosemary Higgins and Charles Henry Brown, she was a sister to Barbara Cannestro, Patricia Cuccaro and the late New Jersey State Senator John Brown.

She was the widow of Dr. Joseph William Bowley; mother of Joseph, Cathleen and Barbara; and grandmother of Audrey, Ava, Charles, Henry and Stefan.

She was an avid reader, bridge player, bird watcher and bird advocate. She loved sports, especially the Phillies, Eagles, and 76ers. Later in life she enjoyed her cats and discovered a joy for Tai Chi, becoming a teacher in her 70's.

She graduated from Georgian Court College and became an elementary school teacher in the Lakewood and Westfield Schools. She later taught for five years at Our Lady of Good Counsel School in Moorestown. She helped manage various businesses throughout her life. Her journey complete, into the universe she returns. A long and fruitful life to be celebrated by all who knew her.

A memorial gathering will be held at the Higgins Memorial Home, 20 Center Street, Freehold on Wednesday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Friends of Burbank Public Library, Burbank, CA would be appreciated.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 30, 2018
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