Hazel C. Bowe, 62, of Bath, died Nov. 17 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick with her family by her side.
She was born in Damariscotta on March 28, 1955, a daughter of Malcolm R. and Georgia C. (Ellis) Benner Sr. In 1974 she graduated from Lincoln Academy. In 1986 she met Michael P. Bowe and they married on Jan. 1, 1994.
Hazel enjoyed listening to bluegrass music while camping at festivals. Before her stroke in 2015 she enjoyed knitting and doing jigsaw puzzles.
She is survived by her husband, Michael P. Bowe of Bath; daughter, Heather Bailey and husband Wendell of Bath; sons, Tony L. Lawrence and wife Dina Moore of Topsham, and Aaron M. Bowe of Bath; brother, Malcolm “Macky” Benner Jr. and wife Bonnie of Wiscasset; sisters, Donna Leeman and husband Craig of Bristol, Sarah Elwell and husband Jerry of Damariscotta, and Terry Creamer and husband Gary of Woolwich; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Sat., Nov. 25 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bath. Entrance to the cemetery is between the ponds off Oak Grove Avenue.
Condolences may be made online at www.DaigleFuneralHome.com.
Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath.