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Mary Elizabeth “Betty” <I>Bowes</I> Colgan

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Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Bowes Colgan

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death
15 May 2021 (aged 92)
Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Springfield, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
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Mary Elizabeth Colgan (née Bowes), "Betty," 92, of Springfield, PA, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2021.

Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Richard and Catherine Bowes (née Murray), was born on July 2, 1928. She graduated from West Catholic High School and Delaware County Community College. She also studied Art History and Art Appreciation at the Barnes Foundation. She was a member of St. Anastasia, Our Lady of Fatima, and St. Dorothy Parishes. Betty served as the Music Director at Our Lady of Fatima and several other Catholic churches for many years.

She cherished her family, friends and had a passion for music and the New York City Ballet. Betty enjoyed traveling and she especially loved Ireland. She maintained relationships with many of her Irish family.

Beloved wife of the late Paul J. Colgan, married on May 8, 1954, loving Mother to Mary Beth Colgan, Nadine C. Robinson, and Mark P. Colgan. She is predeceased by her parents Richard and Catherine along with her siblings, Richard II, Catherine, Richard III (Junior), Anna Mae, and John. She is survived by many nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Visitation Saturday, May 22, 2021 9:30am St. Dorothy Church, 4910 Township Line Rd., Drexel Hill, PA 19026 and to her Funeral Mass 10:30 am in the Church. Int. Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance, https://www.curefa.org, or the Barnes Foundation, https://www.barnesfoundation.org.

Members of this family buried in this cemetery:
David D. Colgan
Eleanor Kerr Colgan
Robert Alfred Colgan, Sr.
Eileen Sharkey Colgan
Baby Colgan
James John Colgan, Sr.
Joseph Walter Colgan
Paul Joseph Colgan
Mary Elizabeth Bowes Colgan
Rev. Richard Joseph Colgan
Elizabeth Colgan Devine

Family Website: http://www.colgan.family
Mary Elizabeth Colgan (née Bowes), "Betty," 92, of Springfield, PA, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2021.

Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Richard and Catherine Bowes (née Murray), was born on July 2, 1928. She graduated from West Catholic High School and Delaware County Community College. She also studied Art History and Art Appreciation at the Barnes Foundation. She was a member of St. Anastasia, Our Lady of Fatima, and St. Dorothy Parishes. Betty served as the Music Director at Our Lady of Fatima and several other Catholic churches for many years.

She cherished her family, friends and had a passion for music and the New York City Ballet. Betty enjoyed traveling and she especially loved Ireland. She maintained relationships with many of her Irish family.

Beloved wife of the late Paul J. Colgan, married on May 8, 1954, loving Mother to Mary Beth Colgan, Nadine C. Robinson, and Mark P. Colgan. She is predeceased by her parents Richard and Catherine along with her siblings, Richard II, Catherine, Richard III (Junior), Anna Mae, and John. She is survived by many nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Visitation Saturday, May 22, 2021 9:30am St. Dorothy Church, 4910 Township Line Rd., Drexel Hill, PA 19026 and to her Funeral Mass 10:30 am in the Church. Int. Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance, https://www.curefa.org, or the Barnes Foundation, https://www.barnesfoundation.org.

Members of this family buried in this cemetery:
David D. Colgan
Eleanor Kerr Colgan
Robert Alfred Colgan, Sr.
Eileen Sharkey Colgan
Baby Colgan
James John Colgan, Sr.
Joseph Walter Colgan
Paul Joseph Colgan
Mary Elizabeth Bowes Colgan
Rev. Richard Joseph Colgan
Elizabeth Colgan Devine

Family Website: http://www.colgan.family


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  • Created by: James C.
  • Added: May 16, 2021
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/227139049/mary_elizabeth-colgan: accessed ), memorial page for Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Bowes Colgan (2 Jul 1928–15 May 2021), Find a Grave Memorial ID 227139049, citing Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by James C. (contributor 48190265).