Robert J. Bower
unknown - August 22, 2012
Robert Joseph Bower, 86, of Syracuse, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at St. Joseph's Hospital. A native of Fulton, Robert moved to the Syracuse area in 1969 and has lived there ever since. He was the son of the late Alfred C. and the late Mabel Sellman Bower.
Robert was a graduate of Fulton High School in 1942. He joined the U.S. Navy and served in the Pacific Theatre during WWII. He Robert retired in 1990 after 45 years of working as a machinist for Sealright Corp. in Fulton.
Robert was predeceased by a sister, Jeanne Bower.
Surviving are his wife of 42 years, the former Doris (Boshart); a daughter: Margaret Youngmann of Rochester; a sister: Joanne Thompson of Oswego; his brother: Roger Bower of Greene, N.Y.; two grandchildren; as well as two great-grandchildren,.
Calling hours: 5-7 pm, Friday, Aug. 24, at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Road, Mattydale. Funeral services: 10 a.m. at the funeral home followed by burial with full military honors in Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse. Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assn, 6390 Fly Road, Second Floor, East Syracuse NY 13057 or to the Alzheimer's Assn, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse NY 13204. For more information, photos and to sign the guest book, please visit kruegerfh.com or facebook.com/KruegerFuneralHome.