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Betty Bowers

February 17, 1929 — September 3, 2022


Betty Jane Bowers, 93, of Temple, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at Berks Heim. She was the beloved wife of the late Daniel M. Bowers, who passed away on August 9, 2014.

Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Colonel and Pearl (Eschbach) Hartman. Betty was a graduate of Muhlenberg High School, Class of 1946. She was the former co-owner and operator of Hartman’s Butcher Shop in Temple, retiring in 1994. Betty was a life member of Zion Spies Lutheran Church in Alsace Township. She served as a Treasurer of the Women’s Missionary Society for 5 years. Betty enjoyed watching the Phillies, attending church and loved flowers. Overall, she loved cats, and had a special bond to her cat Precious.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Diane I. Greenawalt, widow of James, of Naperville, IL.; Beverly A. Heath, of Oley; grandchildren, Megan M. Heath, significant other of, Tito Colon, of Bernville; Amy S. Wolff wife of Daniel, of Chicago, IL.; Andy T. Greenawalt, husband of Kristina, of Dallas, TX.; Heather Heath, of Vista, CA.; and great-grandchildren, Victor Colon Jr.; Xander Colon; Chip Greenawalt; and Rosie Greenawalt.

She was predeceased by her great grandson Xavier E. Colon, who passed away in 2006.

A graveside service will be held at Spies Zion Cemetery 318 Spies Church Road Reading, PA 19606 on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 10:30am. Online condolences may be made to

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Saturday, September 24, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Spies Zion Cemetery 318 Spies Church Road Reading, PA


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