Northwestern Press

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Richard A. Bowman Richard A. Bowman

Richard A. Bowman

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

incorporator of Forgotten Felines and Fidos

Richard A. Bowman, 76, of Pen Argyl, died tragically in a vehicle accident on Route 248 in Walnutport, on the morning of Nov. 2, 2018.

He and his wife Susan A. (Jarrett) Bowman celebrated 46 years of marriage in July.

Born April 8 1942, in Sandusky, Ohio, he was a son of the late Arlington and Patricia (O’Reilly) Bowman.

A 1960 graduate of Parkland High School, he later earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from East Stroudsburg State College.

He was a beloved mathematics teacher, football coach and a baseball coach, briefly working at Northwestern High School, and later working in the same capacity at Pen Argyl High School, until his retirement in 2002.

He and his wife were incorporators of Forgotten Felines and Fidos Inc., originally of Allentown, now of Germansville.

He worked endlessly to care for the countless animals that crossed his path.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his brother John (Linda) Bowman of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; two nephews and two nieces and many, many friends.

He was predeceased by his brother Thomas.

His memorial service will be 1:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in Robert S. Nester Funeral Home, 8405 Kings Highway, New Tripoli.

Calling hour begins at noon.

The Rev. Gary Whittington will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be sent directly to Forgotten Felines and Fidos Inc., P.O. Box 62, Germansville, PA 18053.

Visit nesterfuneralhome.com to leave condolences for the family.