James Bowdler

Obituary of James A. Bowdler

James A. Bowdler, age 77, of Ocean City, NJ passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Born in Philadelphia on May 25, 1944, he resided in Bucks County, PA prior to moving to Ocean City in 1977 with his wife, Mary Louise and his children. He was a graduate of St. Joseph’s Prep, ’62, and St. Joseph’s University, ’66, where he played Varsity soccer. He was an insurance agent prior to becoming a realtor in Ocean City. He is preceded in death by his parents, James A., Sr. and Lorraine (Negler). He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Mary Louise (Carroll). Loving father of sons James T. (Marlene), Jeffrey S. (Patti), and daughter, Bethany Higbee (Robert); loving Pop-Pop of grandsons Jonathan, David and Benjamin Bowdler and loving Pop-Pop to his granddaughters, Natalie and Anna Higbee; two brothers, Joel (Barbara) and Jerard as well as nieces, nephews, and countless cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 13th Street at Wesley Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226. Viewing is at 10 am and Mass to follow at 11 am. Interment at Seaside Cemetery, 559 S. Shore Road, Marmora, NJ 08223. Mr. Bowdler's Funeral Mass will be livestreamed at 11 o'clock on his webpage at www.godfreyfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jim’s memory to Shriners Hospital for Children, 3551 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA. 19140, or to the St. Joseph’s University Soccer Program.
Tuesday
21
September

Visitation at Main Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
St. Augustine's Church Of St. Damien Parish
13th Street And Wesley Avenue
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
Tuesday
21
September

Mass

11:00 am
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
St. Augustine's Church Of St. Damien Parish
13th Street And Wesley Avenue
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
Tuesday
21
September

Final Resting Place

12:15 pm
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Seaside Cemetery Company
559 South Shore Road
Palermo, New Jersey, United States
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