Betty Anita <I>Burgermyer</I> Gowdy

Betty Anita Burgermyer Gowdy

Birth
Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
Death 10 Jun 2013 (aged 86)
Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
Burial Fowler, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 112158131 · View Source
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Betty Anita Gowdy, age 86 of Fowler, Ohio, died on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 1:50 AM at the Gillette Nursing Home in Warren after an extended illness.

She was born on September 14, 1926 in Warren, the daughter of the late William B. and Esther A. Toot Burgermyer.

Betty graduated from Warren G. Harding High School in 1944 and the from Trumbull Memorial School of Nursing in 1947 as a Registered Nurse.

Mrs. Gowdy worked at Trumbull Memorial Hospital as a labor and delivery nurse for many years. She did private duty nursing from 1960-1965. Her later jobs included being an RN Consultant for Gillette Nursing Home. She obtained her RN Administrator License and worked as an RN Administrator at various nursing homes, Windsor House III in Fowler, Windsor House IV in Vernon, Faber Nursing Home in Fowler and retiring from Imperial Nursing Home in Warren in 1991.

During her life she was very active not only in nursing but as a mom and grandma. She was a Cub Scout Den Mother; she loved and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and picnics back at the family lake. She enjoyed years of snowmobiling with her husband and friends.
Betty was a beautiful, loving lady, who always put others before herself. She was always caring for someone or something.

Some of her other hobbies included gardening, farming, sewing, canning and bird watching. She also was an avid Cleveland Browns Fan.
Her memberships included being a member of the Fowler United Methodist Church, the Eastern Star Cortland Chapter Opal #181, and the Warren Womens Business Association.

Survivors include her children, Cheryl (James) Ward of Lyndhurst, Barbara (Tom) Carr, Nanette (David) Leidich, and Earl (Elaine) Gowdy all of Fowler; her grandchildren, Janet Sekelsky, Michele (Michael) Cohn, Candace (Jeff) Renner, Jennifer Moskal, John Leidich, Timothy (Joanie) Leidich, Carrie (Lynn) Rutledge, George Mateyko, Rachelle (Tony) Palac, and Jared (Amanda) Gowdy, and 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Elsie Mae Wishart of Warren and Mary Ellen Swanson of Liberty and many nieces and nephews.

Other than her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Wasson Gowdy on March 2, 2002, they were united in marriage on Ocotber 25, 1947; her son, David Gowdy, and one brother, William Burgermyer.

Source: The Lane Funeral Homes 11 Jun 2013


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  • Maintained by: Linda Bunch
  • Originally Created by: slp
  • Added: 11 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 112158131
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Betty Anita Burgermyer Gowdy (14 Sep 1926–10 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 112158131, citing Dugan Cemetery, Fowler, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Linda Bunch (contributor 47426828) .