Nioma Bowmar

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February 19, 1943 - January 20, 2015

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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


Fancher Cemetery


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.


Eric Peace Family - Jan 24, 2015

I would like to offer my deepest condolences. Our prayers are with you all in mind. Lovingly, the Peace family.

Joe and Pat Gibboney - Jan 22, 2015

I am so sorry that my being a grandparent in Florida this weekend prevents me from attending the funeral. Nioma was a beautiful. endearing and lovable individual whose absence will be sorely missed by so many of her loved ones as well as those of us who shared the pews with her at Saturday evening Mass. Our prayers will be with you and with Nioma in the days ahead.

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