George A. Bowers

George A. Bowers, 72, of Punxsutawney, passed away on Thursday December 10, 2020, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

He was born May 5, 1948, to Charles A. and Lillian (Couch) Bowers in Punxsutawney.

George worked for Jefferson Grocery for over 40 years. He started working at Jefferson Grocery when it opened for business and retired when it closed. George was an avid Steeler and Penn State fan, which he watched with his granddaughters. Watching football, talking football, and pro-wrestling are other things he enjoyed.

He is survived by two daughters, Lisa M. Cochran and husband Bob, Marion Center, and Stefanie A. Wyant and husband Nathan, Sprankle Mills; a step-son, Philip Cameron, Falls Creek; four grandchildren, Lindsay Bowers, Sydni Bowers, Brody and Tanner Wyant; a brother, Gary Bowers and wife Regina, Rochester Mills; two sisters, Betty Kunselman and husband Bob, Indiana, and Karen Lingenfelter and husband Bob, GA, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife, Gloria E. Bowers in 2018.

Services are private.

The McCabe Funeral Home of Punxsutawney have been entrusted with the arrangements.

To share a memory or leave an online condolence log on to www.mccabewaldronfh.com.


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