Rosemary (Geary) Bowman, age 94, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Friendship Village in Trotwood, Ohio. She was born Oct 2, 1923, in Mansfield, Ohio to her parents John and Margaret (Lelle) Geary. As a young woman Rosemary moved to Dayton where she met John P. Bowman. They were married on March 28, 1947. She was employed as a hair dresser and bookkeeper. She was a member of the Basore Grace Brethren Church in which she enjoyed many years of fellowship.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, stepson Don Bowman, stepdaughter Joyce & John Merritt; step granddaughter Melody Brown and special friend Willa Kuns.
She will be missed and remembered by her stepson and his wife Horace & Yako Bowman; step grandchildren Yuki & Christian Cutul, and Kimi Bowman; step great-grandchildren Sora Cutul, Kayley Bowman, Kai Bowman, Tonya Woytek & fiancé Craig Gilbert, Kyle & Jessica Brown, and Ashley Brown; step great-great-grandchildren Rome Brown, Alysiana Brown, Violet Brown, and Ayden Stull; step grandson-in-law Mike Brown; nephews and nieces, Dean & Brenell Brunk, Dale & Linda Bowman; special friends Doug Mustaine, David & Angie Holman; and many other nieces, nephews & friends.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Jackson-Sarver Funeral Home, 1 S. Main Street, Pleasant Hill, Ohio with interment following at Highland Cemetery, Covington, Ohio. The family will receive friends from 10-11AM prior to the funeral service. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton.