Helen Bowers Sherwood

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Helen Bowers Sherwood

May 01, 1954 - December 25, 2018

Houlton - Helen Bowers Sherwood, 64, of Houlton, died peacefully Christmas morning at the home of her daughter. She was born May 1, 1954, in Island Falls, the daughter of Rodney and Phyllis (McLaughlin) Bowers.
Helen graduated from Katahdin High School in 1972, attended Husson College and NMVTI and received a degree in Nursing in 1985. She took great pride in her nursing career, devoting 30 years to caring for others before her retirement from Houlton Regional Hospital in 2015. She enjoyed reading, playing cards, country music, and most of all, spending time with her grandkids.
She is survived by her children, Olivia Sherwood and Kimberly Buzzeo, both of Houlton; her grandchildren, Kole and Kennedy Buzzeo and many of their close friends; her brothers, William "Bill" and Allison Bowers of Cypress, CA, Chris and Betty Bowers of San Angelo, TX, Anthony "Tony" and Carmel Bowers of Island Falls; as well as one nephew; several nieces, great-nieces and nephews, and cousins. Helen was predeceased by her parents, and her niece, Mary Bowers.
Friends may call 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan 5th, 2019, at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water Street, Houlton, with funeral services at 12 p.m., officiated by Rev. Dale Holden. An interment will be held in the spring of 2019 at Sherman Mills Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016. Arrangements by www.bowersfuneral.com.
Mammie, we know you are happy, healthy, and walking again. Say Hi to Gram and Gramp for us.
Published on December 28, 2018
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6 posts

Billy and Susan McAvoy
Jan 04, 2019
Extending our deepest sympathy over the loss of Helen. I have many fond memories of our playing together while growing up. She was a special person and gifted nurse.Sending love and prayers.
kathy strange
Dec 31, 2018
Sorry for your loss. Memories are what is important during this difficult time.
Debi & Mike Murphy
Dec 30, 2018
So sorry to hear of your sisters passing, our thoughts are with you Tony and Carmel.
Dec 29, 2018
I’m sorry for your loss. May you receive strength from loving people around you and from our loving God who truly “cares for you” in your time of need.- 1 Peter 5:6,7. JW.org
Sue Guptill Ouellette
Dec 29, 2018
Tony and family, so sorry about Helen's passing. Share those precious memories.
Gail Berry
Dec 28, 2018
So sorry to hear of the loss of you mother grandmother and sister. May she rest in peace.