Bowen, Dorothy Mae
On February 27, 2020 Dorothy Mae Bowen passed away at the Hospice of the Chesapeake in Pasadena surrounded by her loving family. She was 89 years old. Dottie was born in Baltimore to parents Edward J. and Georgie (nee Wolfe) Buttner. She worked as an operator for C&P Telephone and later for BGE as a telephone operator and then in accounting, retiring in the late 80's. She lived most of her life in Brooklyn where she and her husband of 67 years, Oliver J. (Ollie), were members of Townsend Avenue Baptist and then First Baptist Church of Brooklyn. She enjoyed being a homemaker and spending time with family and friends. Dottie and Ollie enjoyed spending time bargain hunting at local stores like Epstein's, Two Guys and Korvettes. Shortly after Ollie's passing in 2017, she moved to Brightview Assisted Living in Severna Park where she made many friends and happily joined in all the activities.
Dottie was the beloved wife of the late Oliver Jerome Bowen; devoted mother of Jerome F. Bowen and his wife Karen; cherished grandmother of Matthew Jerome Bowen and his wife Sanni, and Sarah Kate Bowen, as well as many nieces and nephews
Friends may visit Gonce Funeral Service P.A., 4001 Ritchie Highway on Tuesday 10am to 12 noon. Funeral Service at 12 noon. Mrs. Bowen will be laid to rest with her husband in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
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