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Lucia C. BowserLucia C. Bowser, 86, of Kittanning, PA, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on January 3, 1934 to Elmer Cogley and L. Malvetta (Schrecengost) Cornman.
Lucia was a lifetime resident of Armstrong County and a 1952 Graduate of Kittanning High School. She was employed by Mid-Continent Telephone as a telephone operator until 1957 and then became a mother and homemaker. Lucia was a member of the Center Hill Church of the Brethren. She was very involved with the precision ice skating group, the Armstrong Arrowettes. Lucia donned her ice skates to go out on the ice and help the girls with their routines 3 days a week for 12 years. She loved working with the girls and was proud of what they had accomplished during those years. Lucia enjoyed cooking, traveling, shopping and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a dedicated Pittsburgh Steeler fan and enjoyed watching games and rooting for the Steelers. Lucia will always be remembered for her great sense of humor and kind-hearted soul. She was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Her memory will be cherished by her son Todd Bowser of West Kittanning; daughters, Karen Crawford and, Beth Bowser both of Kittanning, Melanie Melice and husband Mark of Streetsboro, OH; grandchildren, Matthew and Michael Melice, Megan Lynde and husband Colin, Katherine Lucia Edgmon and husband David, Caden Anthony and wife Shania and Lauren Anthony; great grandchildren, Michael Bowser, Landon and Aubree Anthony, Greyson and Emma Edgmon; brothers, Fred Rosenberger and wife Betty of Hensley, AK, Robert Rosenberger and wife Nancy of Maryland, Ken Rosenberger of Smicksburg, PA and sister Freda Williams of Home, PA.
Lucia was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Donald Bowser whom she married on May 24, 1956 and whom died April 3, 1994; brother Edward Rosenberger; grandson Jordan Bowser and her step-father Fred Rosenberger.
Family and friends will be received from 11 AM until the time of the service at 12 PM on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at the Center Hill Church of the Brethren, 2039 Freeport Road, Kittanning, PA 16201 with Rev. Robert F. Hindman officiating
Interment will be in Center Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Kittanning, PA.
Contributions can be made in Lucia's honor to the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Pennsylvania, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
Due to current regulations, all social distancing guidelines will be followed. Guests are respectfully asked to wear a mask or face covering.
Arrangements are being handled by the Bauer Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
For those unable to attend services or anyone wishing to send an online condolence to Lucia's family please visit www.bauerfuneral.com.
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