Edwin Bower

Obituary of Edwin Bower

HOLLEY - Passed away suddenly surrounded by his family on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the age of 57.

The eldest son of George and Sandra Bower, Ed was born June 9, 1960. He is survived by his beloved wife, Laurie (Knapp) of 37 years;  three sons, Andrew, Steven (Felicia), and Edwin Scott, II, and loving Granddaughter, Kailynn;  and siblings, Lisa (Kevin) Logsdon, Randy (Robin) Bower and Michael (Jill) Bower, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was a 1978 graduate of Holley Central School and attended Rochester Institute of Technology.  He was employed at Eastman Kodak Co. for 33 years and currently by Delphi. Ed was the Councilperson for the Town of Murray for 20 years.

Ed was a loving and gentle man who dearly loved his family and was so proud of their successes.  He enjoyed coaching and attending sporting events for all three of his sons.  His latest passion was disc golf, where he was the Treasurer of the Greater Rochester Disc Golf Club.

Ed lived life with integrity, dignity and respect for others, leaving a legacy of kindness and love. He will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed.

The family will greet friends on Thursday, May 31st from 1 - 4 pm and 6 - 8 pm at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 16650 (Rte. 31) Holley, where prayers will be said Friday, June 1st  at 9:30 am followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Church at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Church, 9 S. Main St. Holley, NY 14470 or the Holley Volunteer Fire Co. P.O. Box 465, Holley, NY 14470.