In memory of
Norma Edna Bowser
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In memory of
Norma Edna Bowser
PETERBOROUGH -- Norma Edna Bowser (nee Martin), recently residing at Pheasant Wood Center of Peterborough, passed away on October 6, 2016, after struggling with the effects of Dementia. Norma was born in Malden, Massachusetts on January 21, 1927 where she lived until she was married to Charles Bowser at which time they moved to Wilmington, Massachusetts to raise their children. They were married 59 years. Norma worked as a bookkeeper after she finished raising her six children. She was an avid crafter and enjoyed making reed baskets, weaving fabric and attending craft fairs. Norma is survived by her five daughters; Betsy Beck and husband, Kevin, of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Cathy Mills and husband, Arthur, of Jaffrey, Debbie Mills and husband, Peter, of Hancock, Carol Fulginiti and husband, Tony, of Fitchburg, Massachusetts and Lorie von Jess of Acushnet, Massachusetts. She is also survived by the loves of her life, her eight grandchildren, Chris Beck and wife, Karyn, Tim Beck, Phillip Mills and wife, Arin, Sarah Lawrence and husband, Michael, Jeremy Scovil and wife, Angie, Matt von Jess, Brittany von Jess Morse and husband, Matt, and Jarrett von Jess; her nine great-grandchildren, Abbey and Shayne Mills, Emily and Mia Lawrence, Chance, Cody and Desiree Scovil, Lily and Ryan Morse and her great-great-granddaughter, Natalie Scovil, as well as other family and friends. Norma is preceded in death by her husband, Chuck, and her son, Jamie. Services were held on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at the Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Agawam, Massachusetts. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Activities Fund at Pheasant Wood Center, 50 Pheasant Road, Peterborough, N.H. 03458, or to the Monadnock Adult Care Center, 22 North Street, Jaffrey, N.H. 03452. The family of Norma Bowser wishes to thank the staff of Pheasant Wood Center and the people of Hospice. To share a memory or photo of Norma with her family, or to send condolences, please visit her permanent online memorial page at
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