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Harold Leroy Bowser

November 21, 1927 ~ January 10, 2020 (age 92)

Obituary

Harold Leroy Bowser, 92, of Kittanning, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2019 at his home in North Buffalo Township.  He was born November 21, 1927 in North Buffalo Township, a son of the late Clair and Twila (Hetrick) Bowser, and was a lifelong resident of the area.  He worked for Mid Continent/Alltel, retiring after 43 years of service.  Harold was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Germany as post war occupational force.  He was a member of Center Hill Church of the Brethren.  Harold enjoyed gardening, farming, tractor pulls, watching sports on television, and watching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Left behind to cherish his memory includes his wife of 44 years, Beverly Bowser; sisters, Esther Van Horne, of Pymatuning, Pa, Myrna (Bill) Whitlinger, of Apollo, Pa, and Phyllis Cook (companion, Frank Yucci), of N. Jackson, OH; sister-in-law, Lucia Bowser, of Kittanning; brothers, Paul (Delores) Bowser, of Warren, OH and Larry “Duke” (Jenny) Bowser, of Leeper, PA; children, Kim (Jeff) Delp, of Kittanning and Mike (Patty) Grafton, of Worthington; grandchildren, Tara, Calla, Ian, Matthew, Brennan, and Lucas; and great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Addie.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Jim Bowser; brother, Donald Bowser; and brother-in-law, Ned Van Horne.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2019 from 6-9 p.m. at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home, 200 S. McKean St., Kittanning, Pa. Additional visiting hours will be held at Center Hill Church of the Brethren on Wednesday, Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Donald Peters & Rev. Wes Berkebile co-officiating.  Interment will follow in the Center Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Harold’s honor to the Center Hill Church of the Brethren, 2039 Freeport Rd, Kittanning, PA 16201.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 14, 2020

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kittanning-McKean St.
200 South McKean St.
Kittanning, PA 16201

Visitation
Wednesday
January 15, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Center Hill Church of the Brethren
2039 Freeport Road
Kittanning, PA 16201

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 15, 2020

11:00 AM
Center Hill Church of the Brethren
2039 Freeport Road
Kittanning, PA 16201

Donations

Center Hill Church of the Brethren Memorial Fund
2039 Freeport Road, Kittanning PA 16201

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