Everett "Gene" Eugene Bowen, 76, of Mineville, passed away unexpectedly July 5, 2017, at Fletcher Allen Hospital, in the arms of his loving family. Born March 30, 1941, in Ironton, Ohio. He is predeceased by his loving wife of 45 years, Susan (Dewyea) Bowen; as well as his parents, Oscar and Mabel Bowen; and his brothers, Charles Bowen and Herman Bowen.
Gene was an amazing husband and father who adored his family. Although strong and quiet, he generously showed his love to those close to him. An avid angler and card player extraordinaire, Gene taught his family the value of perseverance and hard work.
He graduated from Windsor High School, and afterwards served in the
U.S. Army from 1960 to 1963. After retiring from Electric Boat, he then went on to work for Essex Industries in Mineville, N.Y.
Gene is survived by his loving children: Jenny and Kenny Hillman,
John and Kim Callahan, Steven Bowen, Melaney Bowen and
Katey (Bowen) Lanphear. Also by his siblings: Erma Lee Dunfee,
Dorothy Rigney and Jackie Christian; along with his 11 grandchildren.
Family gathered for a private celebration of his life at their
home in Mineville, N.Y.
Published on July 7, 2017