Margaret L. (Montgomery) Bowden


Margaret L. (Montgomery) Bowden, 88, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at a local nursing home.

She was born in Belmont, Mass., grew up in Lexington and lived in Feeding Hills for 15 years before moving to West Springfield in 1988. Margaret also lived in Ellsworth for 10 years.

She was predeceased by her husband, Gilbert A. Bowden, in 1993. She leaves three sons, Kenneth of Pittsfield, Ronald of Vaughn, Mont., and James of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Carol Kinsley of Agawam, Mass.; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was also predeceased by her two brothers, Edward and William Montgomery.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Valley Community Church. Burial was Springfield Street Cemetery. Arrangements by Agawam Curran-Jones Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Community Church, 152 South Westfield Street, Feeding Hills, MA 01030 or to the Alzheimer’s Association of Western Mass, 264 Cottage Street, Springfield, MA 01104.

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