Stanley E. Bower, 76, of South Williamsport, died March 11, 2020, at The Gatehouse.
He was born December 6, 1943, in Williamsport, a son of the late James Orville and Katherine (Fischer) Bower.
Stanley had worked for the former Grit Publishing Co. and former Stroehman’s Bakery. He was a life member of First Ward Fire Co., South Williamsport and was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Navy.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, James O. Bower Jr.
Surviving are his wife, of 50 years, the former Joyce A. Haupt; son, Steven Bower, of West Chester; daughter, Tammy (Duane) Yeagle, of South Williamsport; sister, Dorothy (Tom) Allen, of South Carolina; and six grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, March 16, at Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad Street, Montoursville, with Chaplain Thomas Brokaw officiating. Burial will follow in Montoursville Cemetery where military honors will be accorded by the Korean War Veterans of Lycoming County Honor Guard. Family and friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to South Williamsport Fire Department Memorial Fund, 573 Hastings Street, South Williamsport, PA 17702.
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