February 19, 1943 - January 20, 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Moreland Funeral Home
Saturday, January 24, 2015 10:30 a.m., St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
Nioma (Sis) Marie Bowmar, 71, of Galena passed away peacefully Tuesday January 20, 2015 at home. Lifetime member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Columbus and past president of Women’s Aux. V.F.W.Post #9857, Gahanna. Loving mother & grandmother; loved doing for others, and enjoyed wildlife. If you knew her, you would have loved her. Preceded in death by parents, Wilbur & Loretta Schirtzinger, husband Reed and infant son, Bruce. Survived by daughters, Julie (Tom) Cooper Neff of Galena, Tina (Doug) Cooper Costello of Sunbury, Rose (Rick) Cooper Potter of Sunbury; grandchildren, Shane (Gina), Wesley (Stacy), Lindsay (Joe), Lacey (John), Jonathon and Abby; 6 great grandchildren; sisters, Bev, Cathy, Norma and Debbie; many nieces, nephews and her buddy Lucky. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 East Schrock Road, Westerville, Friday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 24, 2015 at St. Thomas the Apostle, 2692 East Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, Rev. Fr. Dennis Kigozi, Celebrant. Interment Fancher Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends, if they wish, may contribute to Mt. Carmel Hospice or St. Thomas the Apostle. Prayer service 7:30 p.m. Friday.