Mark Bowman Obituary, Death – On January 11, 1950, Mark Harwood C. Bowman made his debut into the world in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. His mother was Marion, and his father was Marion’s pastor, the Reverend Harwood C. Bowman, Jr. His siblings were an older brother who went by the name Beau and a younger sister who went by the name Cathy. He was the second youngest of the three children.
He was married to Diana (Dede) Bowman for a combined total of 43 years during their marriage. They have three children as a couple: Sean (Mary) Bowman, Lauren (Tim) Cramer, and Karly (Kris) Bowman-Morron. All of their names are derived from Mary. In addition, they have seven grandchildren whose names are Alexandra, Asia, Graham, Brooke, and Elliyah. Every one of their children is now an adult who has settled down with a spouse and started a family of their own.
Mark was a teacher for almost 40 years, the last 26 of which he spent as the Co-Director of the Earth and Space Science Lab in the D.C. Public Schools and the Frederick County Public Schools respectively. During his time as a teacher, Mark taught students from all different backgrounds and subjects. He was a driving force behind the development of the current ESSL building as well as educational community activities in Frederick, Maryland, playing a crucial part in both of these endeavors. He was born in Frederick, Maryland. Mark was a vivacious person who was also pleasant, generous, cheerful, and kind to others. He had a good sense of humor. He was funny and could make people laugh easily. His family was the thing that made him the most proud, despite the fact that he was an avid sports fan and a devotee of both the great outdoors and golf. Because he was such a thoughtful listener, he was able to become friends with an extremely high percentage of the people he came into touch with. Mark was a man who held strong religious beliefs.