Marjorie R. Bowen
1921 ∼ 2017
Marjorie R. (Friend) Bowen, 95, of Buzzards Bay, died April 11, 2017 in the Cardigan Nursing Home in Scituate. She was the wife of the late James N. Bowen and the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth (Hughes) Friend.
She was born in Hartford, CT and lived in Marshfield for 29 years before moving to Buzzards Bay. She graduated from Arlington High School.
Mrs. Bowen worked as a Ticket Processor at Jordan Marsh in Squantum for 22 years before retiring. She was a member of the Teamsters local 25 in Boston.
She enjoyed bird watching, reading and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include 4 sons, John Bowen of W. Plymouth, Dennis Bowen of Marshfield, Thomas Bowen of N. Plymouth and Kevin Bowen of Wareham; 4 daughters, Elaine Galligani of Melrose, Diane Kalil of Marshfield, Carol Kelleher of Sagamore Beach and Jeanne Love of Colombia, SC; a brother, James Friend of CA; a sister, Agnes Friend of Arlington Heights; 19 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; several nephews and nieces.
Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017 in St. Margaret’s Church, 141 Main St., Buzzards Bay. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.
Arrangements are by the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham.