Kindly transcribed and submitted by Leslie Waidler

The Intelligencer

Sunday, August 31, 2003 



HANNAH G. (KEMLER) SOWDEN of Warminster passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2003, at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was 78.

She was the beloved wife of the late WILLIAM G. SOWDEN.

Born in Moosic, Pa., she was the daughter of the late WILLIAM and JESSIE SHOTWELL KEMLER.

Mrs. Sowden was employed as a nurse's aide.

She was the loving mother of ELAINE SOWDEN of Warminster, SANDRA (VINCENT) DOUGLASS of Mineral, Va., WILLIAM SOWDEN of California and GEORGE SOWDEN of Bristol. She also is survived by nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and her sisters, BEVERLY GRIFFIN and ELLA NOVJESKI, both of Avoca, Pa., and DAISY BROWN of Moosic; and a sister-in-law, HARRIET KEMLER of Roslyn.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, in Decker Funeral Home, 216 York Road, Warminster, where friends will be received after 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be held in Rosedale Memorial Park, Trevose.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 625 W. Ridge Pike, A-100, Conshohocken, PA 19428-1190.




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