BOWEN, Martha

At the Hallowell House Nursing Home on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, Martha Bowen (nee Semple) passed away at the age of 97.  Beloved wife of the late H Ralph Bowen and daughter of the late Robert and Jane F. (nee Black) Semple. Loving mother of Pat and Art Cole of Demorestville, Terry and Roberta Bowen of Deseronto, Steve and Connie Bowen of Hamilton and Marlene and Peter Blakely of Consecon. Grandmother of Beckie Cole, Adam (Michelle) Cole, Jennifer (Roger) Sagriff, Chrystal (Nick) Mueller, Chad (Cody) Bowen, Wesley Bowen, Natasha (Franco) Bowen, Maria (Brad) Loft, Josh Blakely, Meagan (Scott) Savage and Emily (Aron) Blakely, great grandmother of Dekota, Hunter, Hailey, James, Miranda, Nick, Brooklyn, Summer, Meka, Wyatt, Ethan, Layla, Blakely and Riley and great great grandmother of Skye, Ivy-Mae, Zander, Whitney and Madison. Predeceased by grandson Peter Jr. Blakely, great grandchildren Connor Loft and Hanna Savage, siblings Robert James, Agnes, Janie, Elizabeth, Joseph and Margaret and special Nephew Ron Semple.  Mrs. Bowen is resting at the Rushnell Funeral Home – Picton Chapel, 33 Main St., Picton. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday, February 18 at 2pm. with spring interment at Glenwood Cemetery.  Memorial donations to the PECM Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.  The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 5 to 7 pm. and Friday from 1 pm. until service time.  Online messages of condolence may be left at