Michael J. Bowen, 43 of Elba died February 16, 2011 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Born September 18, 1967 in Batavia, NY. He is son of the late Robert Bowen and Mary Ann (Mazur) Bowen of Batavia. Mike worked as a Master Locksmith at Advance Safe & Lock in Rochester. He was a member of St. Mary’s Church. Mike was an avid outdoorsman that loved to hunt and fish. Most importantly he was a loving father and husband.
He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years Denise E. (Pflaumer) Bowen of Elba; beloved children Michael R., Luke G., and Lexee E. Bowen all of Elba; brothers Robert (Ingrid) of Elba; John (Wendy) of Batavia; Daniel (Tara) Bowen of Batavia; sisters Margaret (Bruce) Bowen-Jones of CA; Kathleen Bowen of MI; Mary Beth Bowen of Batavia; mother-in-law Kathleen Pflaumer-Bush of Elba; along with many nieces and nephews also survive.
Friends are invited to call from 2 to 5 PM Sunday February 20, 2011 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday February 21, 2011 in Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s Church), 18 Ellicott Street, Batavia, NY 14020.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the family. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.