Loretta C. (Mavers) Bowden, 92, of Trafford, passed away Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at her home with family by her side. Loretta was born Sept. 7, 1929, in Hecker, Ill., the daughter of the late Jacob and Ella (Forness) Mavers. Loretta was a member of the St. Regis Church, Trafford. She enjoyed traveling and took many trips over the years with family and friends. Some of her favorite trips were those going home to Illinois to see her family. She will be sadly missed and always remembered. The family would like to thank the Allegheny Health Network hospice team and the nurses at Forbes Hospital for their care of Loretta. In addition to her parents, Loretta was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, James O. Bowden; her infant daughter, Kathleen; her siblings, Bernard Mavers, Virginia Koch, Anna Mae Smith, Anton Mavers and Margaret Mary Mavers (infant). She is survived by her children, Sandy Fox (Tom), of Mt. Lebanon, Diane Bowden, of Monroeville and Jack Bowden, of Trafford; her grandchildren, Sean Fox (Shannon), Mark Fox (Casey) and Carrie Finberg (Justin); her great-grandchildren, Callie and Emma Fox; and many nieces and nephews. There will be no public visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend her funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at St. Regis Church, 517 Homewood Ave., Trafford PA 15085. Private burial will follow in the New St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the St. Regis Church or a charity of one's choice
. The JOHN M. DOBRINICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 702 Seventh St., (State Route 130) Trafford, 412-372-3111, is assisting the family with arrangements. Visit www.dobrinickfhinc.com
Published by Tribune Review from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.