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JoAnn A. (Miller) Bowers

August 16, 1936 ~ November 7, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

JoAnn Bowers Obituary

JoAnn A. Bowers

DOVER – JoAnn A. (Miller) Bowers, 87, entered into rest Tuesday evening, November 7, 2023 at her home.  She was the loving wife of Robert D. Bowers.  The couple celebrated 67 years of marriage on September 1, 2023.

Born August 16, 1936 in Dover Township, JoAnn was a daughter of the late Curtis R. Miller and Ruth M. (Flohr) Miller Warnecke.

She graduated from Dover High School in 1954 and attended Millersville University.  JoAnn had 25 years of service for York Hospital where she was a registered medical technician.  She previously worked at Lancaster General Hospital.

JoAnn was an active member of Dover Bethany Church where she taught Youth Sunday School and Bible School, was a part of the Helping Hands ministry and also was a Stephen Minister.  She enjoyed reading, rose gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, JoAnn is survived by her children, Brian A. Bowers and wife, Terri of Tampa, FL, Bret A. Bowers and wife, Connie of Langley, WA, and Brina A. Peifer of Dover; three grandsons, Christopher and Alexander Bowers and Cole Peifer; two brothers, John Miller and wife, Sandra of Eureka, CA and Jay Miller and wife, Lauren of Big Canoe, GA; and sister, Jeanne Golden and husband, Larry of Odessa, FL.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend JoAnn’s funeral on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. and the visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Dover Bethany Church, 4510 Bull Rd., Dover.  Burial will follow in Dover Bethany Cemetery.  Officiating will be her pastor, the Rev. Salvatore Buonocore.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Emig Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Dover.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dover Bethany Church Scholarship Fund, 4510 Bull Road, Dover, PA 17315.

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November 14, 2023

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Dover Bethany Church
4510 Bull Rd.
Dover, PA 17315

Funeral Service
November 14, 2023

10:30 AM
Dover Bethany Church
4510 Bull Rd.
Dover, PA 17315


Dover Bethany Church Scholarship Fund
4510 Bull Rd., Dover PA 17315


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