Harry O. Bowers, Jr., 94, of Ballston Spa, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Saratoga Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Schenectady, NY on November 9, 1921, Harry moved to Ballston Spa as a young child. He was the son of Harry (Sr.) and Florence Bowers.
Harry attended Ballston Spa schools and retired from the General Electric of Schenectady, NY in 1981 as a Kettle Operator after 40 years of service. He enjoyed watching the Yankees and Mets baseball games and being in the company of his cat, Vanna.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Pauline; son James Edward Bowers and brother, Russell R. Bowers. Harry is survived by his son, Donald L. Bowers (Bernadene) of Voorheesville; daughter, Elaine M. Sodemann (Jim Pratt) of Ballston Spa; four grandchildren, Clint W. Stomski, Erika M. Manning, Amilynn Sodemann and Falin Bowers; four great-grandchildren, Kiara and Jayden Manning, Amiah-Jean Love and Jazlynn Rice, sister Norma J. Lineback of Ballston Spa; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10am Friday, January 15, 2016 at the Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa, NY. Burial will follow in the Ballston Spa Cemetery. Calling hours will be at the funeral home on Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Diabetes Association in Harry’s name.