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Rosemary A. (Nicholson) Bower

May 7, 1944 — December 31, 2022


Rosemary A. (Nicholson) Bower, age 78 of Millersport, went to be with her Lord on December 31, 2022.  She was born to the late Richard and Elizabeth Nicholson on May 7, 1944.  She was a 1962 St. Mary's Graduate and owner of Bower and Sons Meats and Sausages.  Rosemary has a variety of hobbies including stamp collecting, sewing, but most importantly spoiling her grandchildren.  She was an amazing woman who will be greatly missed by all.
She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, James "Jim" Bower Sr.; sons, James "Jim" (Amy) Bower, Jr., David Bower, and William "Bill" Bower; grandchildren, Danielle Bower, Elizabeth Bower, Brittany Bower, Steven (Grace) Bower, Mikayla (Austin) Reyes, Jonathon Bower, Stephanie Bower, and Maddison Bower; four great grandchildren; sister, Nancy (Carl) Scholl; bros-in-law, Jack Bower and John (Joyce) Bower Jr.; and several nieces and nephews.
Rosemary was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Elizabeth Nicholson and in-laws, John and Jean Bower.
A funeral service will take place on Friday at 10:30AM at the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, 207 S Main St. Baltimore, OH 43105 officiated by Rev. Heinz D. Raidel. Burial will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Family and friends may call on Thursday from 2PM until 4PM and 6PM until 8PM Thursday at the funeral home.  Donations can be made in Rosemary's name to Susan G. Komen,   13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, TX 75380. Online condolences can be made at

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