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Daryl “Buzz” Bowman, 59

October 27, 2021

Daryl “Buzz” Bowman, 59, of Lititz, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 27, 2021.

He is survived by four sisters – his twin, Carol “Cook” Ruhl (wife of Lee), Darlene Charles, Doreen Morgan (wife of Milton), and Jody Bracciale; several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews; and his canine companion Maddie.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur F. and Fay S. Bowman, and two brother-in-laws, Daniel Charles and Frankie Bracciale.

A graduate of Warwick High School, he completed Penn State’s horticulture program with an Associate Degree. He enjoyed gardening and working in his yard, as well as cooking and sharing food with his friends and family. He collected antiques and family heirlooms (including his house), which were his most prized possessions. He was a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Kissel Hill, the Lititz VFW Post 1463, and the Lititz American Legion Post 56.

A memorial will be held on Monday, November 1 at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 26 Owl Hill Rd, Lititz at 11 a.m. His family will receive guests starting at 10 a.m. Interment will be private. To honor Buzz’s memory, please send contributions to the American Legion or the VFW.

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November 15, 2021

My sincerest condolences to the entire family. I remember Sing buzz and Cook when they were only a few days old. It may have been my first experience of holding a very tiny baby. Many, many, many wonderful memories of time spent with your family. Love and hugs to all of you.  Bev Brown Hershey

November 06, 2021

Cook & family, I was so saddened to hear this news. When I hear his name, a smile immediately comes to my face, because that’s what Buzz always did…make me smile! My heart aches for you all, praying for God to hold you tightly and get you thru this. Wendy Krushinski Diller 

November 06, 2021

Cook & family, I was so saddened to hear this news. When I hear his name, a smile immediately comes to my face, because that’s what Buzz always did…make me smile! My heart aches for you all, praying for God to hold you tightly and get you thru this. Wendy Diller 

November 02, 2021

There are so many wonderful memories of Buzz. We met working at Luther Acres and shared lots of laughs while growing into adulthood. I will never forget his laugh and wit! Condolences to his sisters and family. RIP  dear Buzz. You will be missed. 

October 31, 2021

My sympathies to Dory, Dolly, Cook and Jodie.  Loss of a family member is least expected at such a young age.  My prayers are with you all as you grieve for Buzz.  I hope memories will be a comfort to you.

October 31, 2021

Sincere condolences to the entire family.  Buzz was my best friend in high school and beyond.  I’ll never forget the fun and the trouble we got into.  He was genuinely kind thoughtful and was always there for me

October 31, 2021

I was so sorry to hear of Daryl’s passing.  I knew him when he worked with my husband and I at Stauffers .  He was always smiling and loved sharing his plant knowledge. May he rest in peace. 
Ellie Snyder

October 30, 2021

So sad for your loss Cook, Dolly, Dorie and Jodie. Much too young. May hugs surround you and prayers comfort you all. Donna & Dotti

October 29, 2021

Carol/family-
Sorry to hear about Daryl’s passing.He always had such a wonderful sense of humor.
Treasure all the fond memories you have in the days ahead!
Jerry/Coleen (Grube) Funk– Warwick Class of 1980

October 29, 2021

Daryl was my boss at SKH many years ago. He was so knowledgeable and fun to be with. I am so sad that he is gone,My sincere condolences to his family.
Cathy Wagner

October 29, 2021

Our sincere condolences to the entire family. We know Buzz will be missed, but he will live on in all the wonderful memories you all have. Our prayers are with you. Chuck and Janet Morgan 

October 29, 2021

Buzz was such a kind, fun, outgoing great guy.Many fond memories from swim team, school and spending alot of time at your home in Kissel Hill.My sincere condolences to the family.He will be greatly missed,but memories will continue. Vickie Coniglio

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