Gene M. Bowen

May 10, 1945 - May 9, 2022

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Gene M. Bowen

EAST CALAIS – Gene M. Bowen was born in South Stafford, Vermont to Katherine Morrison Bowen and Myron A. Bowen on May 10, 1945. The family moved to East Calais, Vermont where Gene grew up and has lived for over 77 years. Gene died on May 9, 2022, at his home in East Calais.

Gene was married to Margaret L. Bowen on May 18, 1963, the daughter of Theresa Metivier Lloyd and Victor Lloyd of Magog, Quebec, Canada who had moved to East Calais, Vermont. Gene and Margaret had two daughters, Donna L. Bowen and Julie A. Bowen and one grandson Donald W. Mucherino Jr.

Gene was predeceased by his brothers, Donald Bowen of Maine, Keith Bowen of Barre, Vermont, Myron John Bowen of Calais, Vermont, and his sister Patsy Bowen Lamberton of Calais.

Gene began his construction business in 1980 known, as G.M. Bowen Excavating Contractor, Inc. in East Calais, Vermont and spent over 42 years working in Vermont. He worked with his family and his only grandson, Donald W. Mucherino Jr. He loved construction and taught his grandson how to use the equipment, trucks, estimates, and contracts so that he could take over the business for his grandfather in 2021.

Gene spent his life with family, friends and relatives enjoying, dancing, boating, driving trucks, cars, bikes, motorcycles, and snowmobiles. He enjoyed hunting and getting snowmobile trails ready and grooming for several years.

The family is going to hold Gene’s burial event for anyone who wishes to attend at Fairview Cemetery on Marshfield Road in East Calais Village hillside on Saturday morning, June 4, 2022, at 10:00 a.m..

Arrangements are in the care of the Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home, 58 Summer Street in Barre.

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