Ruth Bowers

Ruth Bowers

BRAVE, Pa. — Ruth Ann Bowers, 87, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020, at her daughters home in Brave, Pa., after a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Bowers was born in East Liverpool on Jan. 20, 1933, the daughter of the late Emmett and Mary (Hart) Johnson. She had been employed as a decaler at Modern Glass and worked for the Board of Elections.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Leonard “Len” Bowers.

Survivors include two daughters, Penny Sue Tennent of Brave, Pa., Teresa Ann Brown of East Liverpool; three step-daughters, Jane Russell, Carolyn Moore, and Debbie Wilson; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Bowers was preceded in death by one son, James Biro and one daughter, Candy Lyn Biro, and three brothers.

Incompliance with Ohio State Regulations and in connection to COVID-19 virus, private family services are being held at the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Home in Calcutta. Burial will follow in the Spring Grove Cemetery.