Mary Alice Cowan

February 3, 2016

Cowan, Mary Obituary

Mary Alice (Book) Cowan, 91, formerly of Chambersburg, PA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Sarasota, FL.
    
Born March 17, 1924 at Shirleysburg, PA, she was a daughter of the late Daniel L. & Naomi M. (Grove) Book. She was married to William Lester Cowan on October 28, 1941. Mr. Cowan preceded in death May 31, 1980.

She is survived by four children, Bonnie Renfrew and husband Edward of Chambersburg, PA, William Cowan, Jr. and wife Mary of Phoenix, AZ, Trudy Broxson and husband Bruce of Sarasota, FL and Mary Margaret “Peggy” Killinger and husband Richard of Shippensburg, PA.  She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and nine great great grandchildren. One daughter, Karon Reasner, one grandson , one brother and two sisters, preceded in death.

Mrs. Cowan attended the Mt. Pleasant Church of the Brethren, Chambersburg, PA, while in Pennsylvania, and the Sarasota Baptist Church, Sarasota, FL. She was a member of the ladies auxiliaries of the B. P. O. E. Lodge #600, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #842, V. F. W. #1599 and the AMVETS #224, all in Chambersburg, PA. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society, Sarasota, FL.

She had been employed at the Scotland School for Veteran’s Children, Scotland, PA and later at the Dollar General Store, Chambersburg, PA.

Mrs. Cowan enjoyed embroidering, crocheting and sewing quilts together.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 19, 2016 at the Orbisonia United Methodist Church, 613 Cromwell St., Orbisonia, PA with Rev. Ed Seeley officiating. Interment will be made at Orbisonia Cemetery. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service on Friday.
    
Arrangements are under the direction of the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, PA.




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Orbisonia United Methodist Church

613 Cromwell Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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