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1924 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
JOSEPH "EDDIE" BOWES Joseph Edward "Eddie" Bowes, 92, passed away June, 12, 2017. He was born Oct. 5, 1924, in Newark, N.J., to Edward Francis and Catherine Cecila (nee Britt) Bowes. Raised in Newark, Eddie enlisted in the U.S. Army April 1943 and was an infantryman in the 473 Regimental Combat Team, 2nd Corps, 5th Army, which fought in Sicily and Italy. After the war, he moved to Atlantic City, N.J., where he met and married Vivian E. Schrom March 20, 1948. He was a waiter all of his life and took great pride in his work. He worked at the Ambassador, The Claridge and the Strand in Atlantic City and, after moving to La Vegas in 1969, the Stardust, the International, Nishon's and the Italian restaurant at the Riviera. Eddie was preceded in death by his beloved wife, of 67 years, Vivian. He is survived by his daughter, Catherine; granddaughter, Andrea; great-grandson, Jordan; and great-granddaughters, Micaela and Alexa. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Eddie Bowes was one-of-a-kind. He will be remembered for the love he had for his family, his love of sports, his hilarious commentary during games and the wonderful, funny stories he regaled us with during family dinners. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, June 26, at Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89123. Reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the or a .
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