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Maxine E. Bowers
Maxine E. Bowers, 89, of Allentown, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Ray L. Bowers. Born in Spalding, Saskatchewan, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Magnus Olaf Petterson and Mary C. (Burge) Petterson-Wylie. Before retiring in 1986, she worked as a machine operator at ATT for over 26 years. She was a member of St. Johns U.C.C., Emmaus. When she wasnt caring for her family by providing holiday meals and delicious baked goods, she enjoyed occasional trips to the casinos and playing bingo. After retiring, she and Ray enjoyed dining out at Superior Restaurant for breakfast. Survivors: Son, Vance S. and his wife, Mary L., of Allentown; daughter-in-law, Monique of Allentown; five grandchildren, Matthew Bowers, Serge Bowers, Nicole Rayburn, Christopher Bowers, and Shelly Hayes; 13 great-grandchildren; and a nephew, Merlin Somerville of Canada. She was predeceased by a son, Gary R. Bowers; a brother; and a sister. Services: Graveside, 1 p.m., Saturday, January 19, Northwood Cemetery, Keystone Ave. and Harrison St., Emmaus. Arrangements by Trexler Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown. www.trexlerfuneralhome.com. Contributions: In memory of Maxine, can be made to the Phoebe Home Activity Dept., 1925 Turner St., Allentown, 18104.
Published in Morning Call on Jan. 15, 2013
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