Florence Marie Bowman, age 93, transitioned on October 28, 2019, at home in Sunrise, Florida.
Florence was born in Johnstown, New York on July 17, 1926 to Anna Brandow and Oliver Bowman.
Florence is preceded in death by brothers, Richard Bowman and James Bowman; sisters, Olivia Young and Frances Duboise; and children, William L. Ganswith Jr. and David Ganswith.
Florence is survived by her sister, Silvia Lewis; (5) children, Celeste Jones, Sandra Ganswith, Lawrence Ganswith , Michele Ganswith , and Steven Ganswith; daughter in-laws, Wanda Ganswith and Ericka Ganswith; 12 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
Florence married William Leroy Ganswith (departed) and their union produced (7) children. She later meet Raynes R. Williams and had a long 33 year loving relationship until his passing.
Florence earned her degree in nursing and worked as an LPN at Ellis hospital in Schenectady, New York. In Florida, she worked as a Charge Nurse in nursing homes and worked as a private duty nurse, until retiring in 1995. She was known for her medical knowledge, kindness, compassion, and devotion to her work.
Florence was a loving and vibrant, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed music, dancing, singing, laughing, cooking, visiting, and entertaining family. She will be dearly missed.
Viewing services will be held at Guiding Light Cremations, 2431 SW 56th Terrace, West Park, Florida 33023 on Saturday, November 2, 2019 between 1:00 pm-4:00 pm. If you would like to send, condolences please contact Michele Ganswith (443)-979-5754.
Thank you all for your calls, prayers and support.
Services Provided by Guiding Light Cremations and Funerals
Date of Service:
November 02, 2019
Date of Viewing:
November 02, 2019
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