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Miriam L Schul Bower

Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, USA
Death 7 Jan 2008 (aged 89)
Sanborn, Niagara County, New York, USA
Burial North Ridge, Niagara County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 100144296 · View Source
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Mrs. Miriam L. Bower, age 89, of Sanborn, NY passed away Monday, January 7th, 2008 at her residence.

Mrs. Bower was born in Niagara Falls, NY on April 8, 1918, she was the daughter of the late August and Flora (Laur) Schul. She attended local schools and was a 1936 graduate of the LaSalle High School. Mrs. Bower worked as a telephone operator for the former Sanborn Telephone Company, until 1947; then worked at the Spirella Company, in Niagara Falls, and later for the former LeVan's Grocery Store in Sanborn.

She was married to Robert L. Bower on November 22, 1941 in Niagara Falls, NY, and they lived all of their married life in Sanborn. They were married for 62 years. Mr. Bower was the Postmaster in Sanborn for many years prior to his death in 2004.

Miriam was active in her church and in various local and civic organizations; served as president of the Sanborn American Legion Legion Auxiliary; lecturer of the Pekin Grange and Niagara County Pomona Grange; belonged to the Sanbornite Senior Citizens and Newfane Golden Ager's Club. She was a longtime member of Hope United Methodist Church, and has always sang in the Church Choirs, since age 15 and active in the Methodist Church Women's Group; and always interested in family genealogy; and always enjoyed bowling and traveling.

Surviving is a daughter, Patricia Baker, of Dayton, OH, sisters, Doris O'Connor, of North Tonawanda, NY, Ruth Reedy, of Rockford, IL, Anita Ward, of Middleport, NY, a brother, Raymond Schul, of Tavares, FL, grandson Brian Baker, granddaughter, Andrea Ewart, and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a sister Esther Shepherd and brother's Gordon and Paul Schul.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Miriam L Schul Bower (8 Apr 1918–7 Jan 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100144296, citing North Ridge Cemetery, North Ridge, Niagara County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Roanho (contributor 47419049) .