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Harry L. Bowmaster

July 4, 1949 June 20, 2023
Harry L. Bowmaster
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Obituary for Harry L. Bowmaster

Harry L. Bowmaster, 73 of Biglerville, PA passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at his home surrounded by his loving family.


He was born July 4, 1949 in Adams County, PA the son of the late Lawrence & Esther (McDannell) Bowmaster.


He was lovingly known by many as Pap, who always kept everyone laughing.


Harry is survived by his wife of 54 years, Susan M. (Arnsberger) Bowmaster. In addition, he is survived by two sons, Michael A. Bowmaster (Diane) of Harrisburg and Eric E. Bowmaster (April) of Bendersville, four grandchildren, Nicole Freeman (Mitchell) of Coudersport, Hannah Kozerski (Thomas Jr) of Bear Creek Township, Nathan Bowmaster of Bendersville and Grace Bowmaster of Harrisburg, a great grandson, Tobias Bowmaster, three sisters, Joan Gelwicks and Sue Bowmaster both of Gettysburg, PA and Jean Sixeas of Biglerville and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Harry was predeceased by two sisters, Martha Bowmaster and Mary Lou Dunlap.


He was a longtime employee of McDermitt Concrete Co. in Gettysburg and later served as a bookkeeper for H & H Pontiac in Gettysburg. Most recently, Harry worked part-time for Adams County Auto Supply. He was a life member of the Biglerville Hose & Truck Co. #1 holding the positions of president, vice-president, and trustee and currently held the position of membership secretary, doing much volunteer work behind the scenes, and a social member of the Biglerville American Legion Post #262.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, June 26, 2023 at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church, 1095 Church Road, Orrtanna, PA with Rev. Dominic M. DiBiccaro, Celebrant. Interment will immediately follow in St. Ignatius Cemetery. A Viewing will be held on Sunday, June 25 from 6:00-8:00 PM with a Vigil for the Deceased at 7:30 PM and on Monday, June 26 from 9:30-10:30 AM at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Biglerville Hose & Truck Co. #1, Memorial Donation, 111 South Main Street, Biglerville, PA 17307, noting for memorial bench for Harry. Online tributes and condolences can be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.



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Visitation

Sunday

25

Jun

6:00 PM 6/25/2023 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/25/2023 8:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

And Monday from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM.

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Monday

26

Jun

11:00 AM 6/26/2023 11:00:00 AM
St. Ignatius Catholic Church

1095 Church Rd.
Orrtanna, PA 17353

St. Ignatius Catholic Church
1095 Church Rd. Orrtanna 17353 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Ignatius Cemetery Final Resting Place

1095 Church Rd.
Orrtanna, PA 17353

1095 Church Rd. Orrtanna 17353 PA
United States
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