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 Betty Jane <I>Ecker</I> Bowers

Betty Jane Ecker Bowers

Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 2 Jun 2010 (aged 87)
New Oxford, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Biglerville, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 53217249 · View Source
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Betty Jane Bowers, of New Oxford, went home to be with her Lord June 2, 2010. She was the wife of Hershey M. Bowers, who died November 19, 1999. Together they shared 58 years of marriage.

Born January 30, 1923, in Tyrone Twp., Adams Co., she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Marie (Slaybaugh) Ecker.

Betty graduated from Biglerville High School in 1940 and was employed as a nurse's aide at Hanover Hospital for 21 years.

She was a faithful member of the Evangelical Brethren Church in Hanover.

Surviving are two sons, Hershey Bowers, Jr. and wife, Freda of Chambersburg and Jonathan Bowers and wife, Nancy of Cincinnati, Ohio; three daughters, Barbara Mummert of Wernersville, Nancy Potteiger of Mechanicsburg, and Cynthia Kramer and husband, Brian of Pawleys Island, SC; one sister, Gladys Wickline of York Springs; a brother, Wayne Ecker of Aberdeen, MD; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Donald and Stephen; and a granddaughter, Wanda.

Mrs. Bowers was laid to rest next to her husband in Benders Lutheran Church Cemetery, Biglerville.

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