Obituary for Helene Mary Bowers (Fanning)
Helene Fanning Bowers, 89, formerly of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017 at her home in Severn, MD. Born in Boonton, New Jersey on January 13, 1928, to the late Richard J. and Margaret C. Fanning, Helene worked as a sales clerk, secretary, housekeeper, and office manager. Her favorite job was a stay at home mom and grandmother as she doted on her grandchildren. She was married on October 28, 1948 to her late husband, Ralph W. Bowers. She was a lifelong Catholic who volunteered for every parish she belonged to. Helene is survived by her son, Chip, daughter MaryEllen, and grandchildren, Stephanie and Ethan.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 17630 Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown, on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Fr. John Jicha to officiate. Interment to immediately follow in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown, MD. Arrangements entrusted to Harman Funeral Home. More information available at www.harmanfunerals.com