- Deceased's name: Shirley E. Bowen
- Age: 87
- Date: 4/6/12
- Hometown: Catonsville, MD
On Good Friday, April 6, 2012 the Lord called home Shirley Elaine Bowen (nee West), beloved wife of Robert Brandt Bowen for 60 1/2 years; loving mother of Deborah Popovec and her husband Bill and Kimberleigh Fitzsimmons; dear sister of Jacquelynn Wagner and Robert West; treasured grandmother of Michael and Julie Popovec and Justin and Stephanie Vane.
Funeral service was held at Old Otterbein United Methodist Church; interment at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
Donations in Shirley's name may be made to St. Agnes Foundation, 900 Caton Ave., Mail Stop 123, Memo Line: Sitters Fund, Baltimore, MD 21229 or the Shirley E. Bowen Memorial Music Fund, C/O Old Otterbein UMC, 112 W. Conway Street Baltimore, MD 21201.