Maxine Bowers (1928 - 2016)

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    - Stacie Newman
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Maxine Elizabeth Bowers, 88, of Hanover, PA, died peacefully on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover. Born June 5, 1928 in Taneytown, MD, she was the daughter of the late John Ernest and Murriel (Wantz) Fream. She was the wife of the late Herbert W.F. Bowers, to whom she was married for 62 years. Maxine was a graduate of Taneytown High School, class of 1946. She was an active member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Taneytown, where she sang in the choir and with various choral groups for many years, and participated in the ladies quilting group. She was an accomplished seamstress, and worked for several area clothing manufacturers. She enjoyed sewing, playing cards, working jigsaw puzzles, traveling with friends, collecting glass shoes and glass violins, and spending time with her beloved family. She is survived by daughters, Bonnie Addison and husband Robert of Hanover, PA, and Pattie Blouse and husband Michael of Dublin, VA; brothers, George Fream and wife Lareina of Hanover, PA, James Fream and wife Sharon of Glen Burnie, MD, John Fream and wife Virginia of Mechanicsburg, PA, Glen Fream of Taneytown, MD, and Robert Fream and wife Connie of Thurmont, MD; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Marie Smith and Betty Naylor; and brothers, Ellwood and Charles Fream. A celebration of Maxine's life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 38 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown, MD, 21787, with Maxine's son-in-law, the Rev. Michael Blouse, and the Rev. Cristopher Frigm officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church at the above address, or to the Taneytown Lions Club, P.O. Box 555, Taneytown, MD, 21787. Arrangements have been entrusted to MYERS-DURBORAW FUNERAL HOME in Taneytown, MD.



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Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Taneytown
136 E Baltimore Street
Taneytown, MD 21787
410-756-6688
Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 28, 2016
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