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Harry Bowers Jr.

October 14, 1940 October 8, 2019
Harry Bowers Jr.
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Harry Bowers Jr., 78, of Avon Lake passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Independence Village in Avon Lake, OH. He was born October 14, 1940 in Glady, WV. He grew up in Valley Head, WV.,and was a 1959 graduate of Tygarts Valley High School in Valley Head, WV. Harry enjoyed playing cards,being outdoors , and his family, especially his siblings who were his best friends. He worked for General Motors for 43 years, and was a member of UAW local 780. Harry proudly served his Country from 1960-1963 stationed in Hawaii. Survivors include his sister Harriet Mathes of Elyria; brothers Huey of Orlando, FL., Edra “Ed” of Avon Lake; nieces Ruth Vittori, Patricia, Lopez, Laura McDermott, Amy Bowers, Rebecca Peavy, Wendy Bodkins, Michelle Bogle, Teresa Lewanski, Angela Webb; nephews Denzil Mathes Jr., Kenneth Bowers, Jeremy Bowers; several great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Harry Sr. and Luella Mae Bowers (nee George); sisters Esther Kegley, Ruth Bowers; brothers Paul “Pete” , and Hansel. Family will receive friends 11 AM until time of service at 12:30 PM Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626, where full military honors will be provided by VFW post # 1079. Burial Private. In lieu of flowers family suggests those who wish may make donations to Crossroads Hospice 9775 Rockside Rd. Suite 270 Valley View, Oh. 44125 Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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11:00 AM 10/13/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:30 PM 10/13/2019 12:30:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Service 12:30 PM Sunday, October 13, 2019 in the funeral home followed by Military Honors

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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Private Final Resting Place
United States

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Cross roads Hospice 9775 Rockside Rd. Suite 270 Valley View, Ohio 44125


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