Gerald E. Mowery, age 74, of Lorain, passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain, following a brief illness.
He was born February 27, 1936 in Portsmouth, Ohio, living in Lorain most of his life.
Gerald was a graduate of Clearview High School and served in the United States Army.
Gerald was employed with Freuhauf and then worked construction for various companies for many years.
Gerald enjoyed bowling at Rebman's Bowling Alley, and was a member of the American Bowling Association. He also enjoyed watching all sports.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Shirley A. (nee Vargo) Mowery; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George D. and Goldie (nee Newman); his siblings, Elwood, Kathleen, Lorraine, Pauline and Bonnie.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 9th from 4-8 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, where funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Robert Daugherty will officiate.