Debra L. Bowen
Debra L. Bowen
  • January 27, 1953 - August 21, 2014
  • Medina, New York

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Debra L. Bowen, 61, of Medina, NY, entered into rest on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Sisters Hospital, Buffalo, after a short illness.

Born on January 27, 1953 in Albion, NY, she was the daughter of Roberta (Smith) Murray and the late Leslie Murray.
In 1971, Debra graduated from Lyndonville High School and in 1981, she married Robert Bowen, together raising two daughters. She started working for Fisher-Price in 1973 up until her retirement in 1983 to dedicate her life to raising her family. Debra was active in Girl Scouts and enjoyed scrapbooking. She loved traveling and spending time with her family while on vacation, especially at Myrtle Beach.

Besides her mother, Debra is survived by her husband of 33 years, Robert Bowen; two daughters, Melissa (Chris) Marquart of Waterloo; Amanda Bowen of Medina; two grandchildren, Allen James and Kelsey Lynn, also several nieces and nephews.

Besides her father, she is predeceased by two brothers, Daniel and Edward Murray.

Relatives and friends may call on Monday, August 25, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Bates & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Medina, NY 14103. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorials may be made in Debra's name to the American Heart Association, 20 North Pointe Pkwy, Ste 130, Amherst, NY 14228.