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Shirley C. (Czysz) Bowman

January 9, 2019

Bowman, Shirley C. (nee Czysz)

Age 90, of the Tonawandas, Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Wife of the late Lawrence “Larry”Bowman Jr.,  mother of Julie B. Walters, Mary-Jean (Mark Woodard) Bowman and the late William R. Bowman and mother in law of Carol (late William) Bowman;  grandmother of Nicholas Bowman, Gillian (David) Beliles, William (Amy) Bowman, Robert (Brandy) Walters, Meghan Walters, Christopher Woodard, Zachary Woodard and Shay Woodard; great-grandmother of Brayden, Coldin, Zander, Aubrie,  Jaxson and Kendall; daughter of the late Frank T. Jr. DDS and Thela B. (nee Granger) Czysz; sister of Kathleen (Charlie) Getman and the late Mary-Jean (late Donald) Yockey, Frank T. (late Lois) Czysz and Jaqueline B. Stevens. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, special niece Colleene Parodi; her dear friends Phyllis, Tinie, Jean, Betty, Diane and her loyal dog Scamper. Shirley was a graduate of North Tonawanda High School then received a B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Michigan; later working at Allen-Mack, Fishers and CVS pharmacies in North Tonawanda and Rite Aid in Temecula, CA. She volunteered at DeGraff Hospital and was a member of the DeGraff Auxiliary. Shirley was a proud supporter of the NT Lumberjacks, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, L.A. Lakers, California Angels, Wagner College Football and St. John Fisher Football. M GO BLUE! The family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday, January 13 from 3-5 PM at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC. 25 William St. (between Morgan and Broad Sts.) in Tonawanda, followed by a Funeral Service at 5PM. Everyone welcome. A private interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA or the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be shared at 


Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

SPCA of Erie County
300 Harlem Road, West Seneca, NY 14224

SPCA of Niagara County
2100 Lockport Rd, Niagara Falls NY 14304

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