Anna C. Bower, 94, of Williamsport, passed away at the Rose View Nursing Home on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.
She was born Oct. 28, 1918, in Williamsport, the daughter of the late Harry T. and Elizabeth Bower.
Anna was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church.
Anna C. Bower
She had been employed earlier in life for 47 years at E. Hille's Fly Tying Materials and later for 20 years at Hoss's Restaurant.
Anna was a big bingo player at Rose View during her stay.
She enjoyed shopping at the local Kmart and dining with her family after a hard day of shopping.
Anna loved decorating her home for the yearly holidays.
She is survived by a daughter, Carole A. (Norman) Hicks of Williamsport; two grandchildren, Kelly (Earl) Fisher of Bath, Pa., and Cherie (Adrian) Brewer Jr. of Troutman, N.C.; three great-grandchildren, Shannon Hood, Amber Hood and Allison Hood; two stepgrandchildren, N. Dwayne Hicks and Eric Hicks; three stepgreat-grand children, Nathan Hicks, Derrick Hicks and Heith Hicks; one stepgreat-great-grandchild, Noah Hicks; also numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Anna was predeceased by three brothers, Harry, Leonard and Lawrence Bower, also four sisters, Emma Bower, Elizabeth Bower, Irene Brown and Marie Cardene.
Family suggests memorial contributions can be made to the Rose View Center Activity Fund or to Rose View Center Employee Fund 1201 Rural Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701 or to a charity of your choice.
Relatives and friends are invited to Anna's Life Celebration memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the James C. Maneval Funeral Home, Ltd., "A Life Celebration Home," 500 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, with Rev. Andrew France officiating. Family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m.
To share your fondest memory of Anna visit www.lifecelebration.com.