HERMON - Rita Myrtle Bowser, 87, passed away May 4, 2014 at a Bangor hospital. She was born in Boston, Mass., Jan. 4, 1927, the daughter of Charles and Josephine (Cross) Bowser.
Rita lived in Newburgh for many years and attended the Newburgh Full Gospel Church. Rita enjoyed her faith in GOD and the simple things life had to offer. She was especially close and loved by her friends, the late Nancy Burbee and Christine M. Greene, whom she had made her home with for many years. Rita will be remembered as a kind and gentle spirit who will be deeply missed.
She is survived by close friends and distant family members.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Lakeview Cemetery, Hampden, with Pastor Brent Trueworthy, pastor of the Newburgh Full Gospel Church officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Ave., Hampden.