Lansing, NY

Doris Irene Bowman passed away June 12, 2013, at Bridges Cornell Heights, at the age of 85.

A lifelong resident of the Lansingville area, Doris was a daycare provider for numerous children in the Lansing area. A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, her presence will be dearly missed.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Wesley and Mabel (Haycook) Pendell, Sr., and a step-brother, Wesley Pendell, Jr.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Robert L. Bowman; daughter, Bonnie Williams (Donn) of SC; son, Rodney Bowman (Patricia) of Lansing; grandchildren, Christopher Williams (Lisa) of SC, Bethany Visser (Chad) of NY, James Bowman (Janelle) of Lansing, Rachel Sharpsteen (Eric) of Cortland, Ethan Bowman (Jessica) of FL; and twelve great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Doris’ memory may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association of Central NY, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204 or

A memorial service, officiated by Rev. Jason Berga, will be held at Asbury Church, 2978 N. Triphammer Rd., Lansing, NY, at 1pm, Monday, June 17, 2013. Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Lansing, will be private.

Lansing Funeral Home is assisting the family.