Vincent A. Bowe
unknown - February 15, 2013
Vincent A. Bowe, 90, of North Syracuse since 1954 passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. He retired in 1984 as dispatcher timekeeper from the Onondaga County Highway Department.
He was a WW II veteran, serving in the European Theater with the Army Air Corp and was a recipient of the Air Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters. He was a member of American Legion Post 1297.
Mr. Bowe was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, serving as Commander of Flotilla 2-1 and Captain of Division 2, District 9 Eastern Region, serving for 18 years, before becoming a permanent retired member in 1978. He attended St. Rose of Lima Church.
The former Geraldine "Jerry" Becker, his wife of 59 years, predeceased him on January 5, 2001.
Surviving are his brother and sister-in-law, Arthur James and Helen Bowe; sister-in-law, Janet Moore; nieces, Judith, Jennifer, Melody and Marlene; nephews, Jeff, Steve, Patrick and William; grandnieces, grandnephews and great grandnieces and great grandnephews.
Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Fergerson Funeral Home, with burial with military honors following in North Syracuse Cemetery. Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at the funeral home, 215 South Main St, North Syracuse. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049. Memorial messages may be left at FergersonFuneralHome.com.