Mary R. Bowers

Mary R. Bowers, 77, of Unityville, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at the Gatehouse.

Born Jan. 24, 1940, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late LaRue Sr. and Phyllis (Temple) Hill.

Mary enjoyed puzzle books, reading novels and science fiction and her cats and dogs.

She is survived by three sons, Sidney L. Bowers, of Unityville, Jeff E. Bowers, of Muncy, and Dennis E. Bowers, of Lewisburg; a brother, George Hill, of Williamsport; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a nephew, David A. Flick, of Williamsport.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four siblings, Arlene Flick, Clyde Hill, David Hill, and LaRue Hill; and a grandson, Donald Bowers.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 27, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, for friends and family.

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