Jamie G. Bowman, 44, of New Grant Street, Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, at his home.
He was born August 7, 1966, in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, a son of Gordon Bowman and Linda Locke Costello. Jamie was a graduate of St. Edward’s High School in Cleveland, Ohio, and a graduate of Kennedy Western University. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
Jamie was employed in the automobile industry as a paint developer. He was active in youth hockey, serving as the Wyoming Area High School Hockey head coach and as the goaltender development and training coach for the Wilkes-Barre Junior Penguins.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his wife, Andrea Schappert Bowman; sons, Ian Bowman, North Carolina, and Tallon Bowman, Indiana; brother, Alan Bowman, Wellesboro, Pa.; sister, Jody Brunori, Michigan; as well as a niece and a nephew.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 18th St., N.W., Washington D.C. 20006, or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2040 Linglestown Road, Ste. 104, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Online condolences may be sent to www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.