Gary E. Mowery

Gary E. Mowery, 72, of Berwick passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Celtic Hospice, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Berwick on June 13, 1945, he was a son of the late Archie E. and Winifred P. (Michael) Mowery. He attended Berwick High School, and worked at Berwick Forge and Fabricating, for years. Most recently he was a crossing guard for the Berwick School District.

Gary was a life member of Eagle Hose Company, Berwick, where he was a volunteer firefighter. He was also a firefighter with Defender Fire Company. Five years ago he received the fire fighter of the year award. He was a member of the Berwick Auxiliary Police, and the Columbia County and Berwick Fire Police.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Johanna Mowery last year; a brother, Ronnie; and infant brother and sister, Wayne and Bonnie Lee.

He is survived by his children: son, Ernest L. Mowery; daughters, Sharon L. Mowery and Susan L. Mowery; son, Neil L. Mowery; sisters, Nancy Musselman; Sandra Warba; Kathy Kondercheck and husband Ralph; Deborah Tanner and husband George; Bonnie Probst; brothers, Darwin Mowery and wife Betty; Fred Mowery; and numerous nieces and nephews.

At Gary’s request, there will be no viewing or services. The Mowery family would like to thank everyone who supported and loved him in his life.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck, PA 18635 to help defray his final expenses.

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