Catherine M. Bowden Obituary

Catherine M.  Bowden
Catherine M. Bowden

July 22, 1939 - August 20, 2017
Born in Somerville
Resided in Raritan, NJ



Catherine M. Bowden

78, passed away August 20, 2017.

Catherine was born in Somerville and was a life-long resident before moving to Raritan in 2014. She was employed as an administrative assistant for the Somerset County Library in Somerville for over 40 years, retiring in 1991. In her spare time, Catherine enjoyed reading. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

She is predeceased by her daughter Susan McGovern who passed away in 2013.

Surviving are her husband of 58 years, David A. Bowden, two sons David M. and his wife Carolyn and Albert C. Bowden and his wife Danielle, a son-in-law Steven McGovern, and five grandchildren, Jillian, Isabel, Wyatt, Carson and Chase.

Funeral services will be 10:30am Friday Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 No. Gaston Ave. Somerville. Interment will be private.

Visitation will be 2-4pm and 7-9pm Thursday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to Somerville Fire Department Engine Company #1,36 lisa terrace Somerville, NJ 08876. To send condolences to the family, visit




Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville,, NJ US 08876
Thursday, August 24, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, August 24, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Friday, August 25, 2017
10:30 AM


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