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Thelma D. Bowersox Blose

December 23, 1923 - September 5, 2016

Burial Date September 7, 2016

Friends will be received Tuesday evening, 6 to 9 p.m.

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Thelma D. Bowersox, 92, formerly of South Bethlehem, died Monday morning, September 5, 2016 at the Penn Highlands Brookville Hospital. Born on December 23, 1923 in Hawthorn, she was the daughter of the late Adrian and Clara (Reed) Blose. She was married on April 5, 1947 to Ernest L. Bowersox and he preceded her in death on March 24, 1999.

Thelma was a member of the Hawthorn Presbyterian Church. She worked at Rola Jensen and was a housewife. She was a member of the Senior Center in Distant and the Walter W. Craig Post # 354 of New Bethlehem American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by two daughters, Karen Gyolai and her husband James of Bel Air, Maryland and Donna Maxwell and her husband, Jack of New Bethlehem, a son, Ernest L. Bowersox, Jr. and his wife Lisa of Fairmount City, nine grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, a brother, Daniel R. Blose of New Bethlehem, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Thelma was also preceded in death by five brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn. The funeral service will be on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Roger Snyder officiating. Interment will be in the Salem Cemetery in Frogtown.