Barbara Ann Bowers

Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | September 13, 2020

Barbara Ann Bowers, age 79, of Pleasant Hills, died on September 10, 2020. She was born in Pittsburgh on May 9, 1941 and is the daughter of the late Lawrence C. and Kathryn M. (Murnak) Brickner, and the wife of the late Robert F. Bowers.  Barbara was a representative and make-up artist for Estee Lauder at the former Gimbels Department Store in Century III.  She also enjoyed working as a real estate agent for the surrounding communities.

She is survived by her son, Robert (Marcy) Bowers of Jefferson Hills; daughter, Rachelle (Christopher) Arvoy of Cleveland, Ohio,  grandchildren; Rachael Bowers, Matthew Bowers, Daniel Fedinick, Jr., Kaitlin (Bryan) Carmel, and Raymond R. McConaghy, III; great grandchildren, Isabella and Logan Carmel; sisters, Elaine (Jack) Farar of Baldwin and Cheryl (Steve) Gneckow of Grand Terrace, California; sister-in-law, Arlene Brickner of Bullhead City, Arizona.  She was preceded in death by daughter, Carla Fedinick, and brother Thomas Brickner.

A gathering and blessing service took place at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Saturday, September 12, 2020. Burial followed.

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Originally published September 13, 2020.

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