In memory of
John P. Bowdren
In memory of
John P. Bowdren
John P. Bowdren Cortlandt Manor - John Patrick Bowdren, age 90, of Cortlandt Manor went home with Jesus this past weekend. Born in 1930, in Peekskill to Mary and Richard Bowdren, Sr., he was a lifetime area resident. After graduating from Peekskill High School John enlisted in the US Navy and served aboard the U.S.S. Ault during the Korean War. Upon returning home John married the love of his life, Cecilia Ryan of Ossining in 1955. He also began working with the sheet metal workers Union #38; a profession he followed for fifty years. John was a kind and gentle soul with a helping hand, warm smile and genuine love for all those he met. John was a parishioner of St. Columbanus parish for over 60 years. There he used his talents and love of God in any way that was needed. He helped to construct the school building and later, the Kindergarten wing, trouble shot many situations, ushered at mass, worked bingo and was an active member of the Knights of Columbus. John is survived by his beautiful bride, Cecilia, his 5 sons; Brian, Sean, Timothy, Patrick, Terrence; 3 daughters; Kathleen, Mary Ellen, Sheila, their loving spouses, 13 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 2 brothers; Laurence, William, and many very loved nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brothers Richard, Jr. and Kenneth. John's family will receive visitors at Dorsey - Carlone Funeral Home, 1100 Cortlandt St. Peekskill on Friday September 18 from 4 - 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday September 19, 9:15 AM, at St. Columbanus Church followed by interment at Assumption Cemetery, Cortlandt Manor.
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In memory of
John P. Bowdren
John P. Bowdren Cortlandt Manor - John Patrick Bowdren, age 90, of Cortlandt Manor went home with Jesus this past weekend. Born in 1930, in Peekskill to Mary and Richard Bowdren, Sr., he was a lifetime area resident. After graduating from Peekskill High School John enlisted in the US Navy and served aboard the U.S.S. Ault during the Korean War. Upon returning home John married the love of his life, Cecilia Ryan of Ossining in 1955. He also began working with the sheet metal workers Union #38; a profession he followed for fifty years. John was a kind and gentle soul with a helping hand, warm smile and genuine love for all those he met. John was a parishioner of St. Columbanus parish for over 60 years. There he used his talents and love of God in any way that was needed. He helped to construct the school building and later, the Kindergarten wing, trouble shot many situations, ushered at mass, worked bingo and was an active member of the Knights of Columbus. John is survived by his beautiful bride, Cecilia, his 5 sons; Brian, Sean, Timothy, Patrick, Terrence; 3 daughters; Kathleen, Mary Ellen, Sheila, their loving spouses, 13 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 2 brothers; Laurence, William, and many very loved nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brothers Richard, Jr. and Kenneth. John's family will receive visitors at Dorsey - Carlone Funeral Home, 1100 Cortlandt St. Peekskill on Friday September 18 from 4 - 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday September 19, 9:15 AM, at St. Columbanus Church followed by interment at Assumption Cemetery, Cortlandt Manor.
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Dorsey-Carlone Funeral Home
1100 Cortlandt St
Peekskill, NY 10566
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