Judson A. Bower1,2,3

M, (14 May 1953 - 4 December 2012)
     Judson A. Bower was born on 14 May 1953 at Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.3 He was the son of Leonard Bower and Ruth Engel.3 Judson A. Bower married a second time Janet Lilley, daughter of Marlin D. Lilley and Geraldine D. Regel, in 1988.1,2,3 Judson A. Bower died on 4 December 2012 at Cogan Station, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, at age 59 years, 6 months and 20 days.3 He was buried on 7 December 2012 in the Green Lawn Memorial Park, located in Montgomery, Clinton Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. The funeral service was officiated by J. Morris Smith.3
     His obituary was published on 6 December 2012 in the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, printed in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. His obituary stated:

     Judson A. Bower, 59, of Cogan Station, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at home.

     He was born in Williamsport on May 14, 1953, the son of Leonard and Ruth Engel Bower.

     Judson was employed with the Planning Commisson for Lycoming County. He loved playing cards, watching TV and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, the former Janet Lilley Bower.

     His children also survive him: Samantha Bower and Cynthia Kirol, both of this city; stepchildren, Joseph Luxenberger of Montoursville, Michael Luxenberger of Mechanicsburg, Kathy Bilbay of Montoursville and William Luxenberger of this city. He is also survived by his four stepgrandchildren.

     Funeral services will be held at the Crouse Funeral Home, 133 E. Third St., Williamsport, on Friday morning at noon. Rev. Dr. J. Morris Smith will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday morning from 10 until 11:45 a.m. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Montgomery. www.crousefuneralhome.com.3

Children of Judson A. Bower

  • Samantha Bower3
  • Cynthia Bower3
Last Edited=29 Jan 2013


  1. [S816] Marlin D. Lilley obituary, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 8 March 2006. Original obituary available in print or online for 30 days from publication at: http://www.sungazette.com/sections.asp?section=Obituaries. Kevin Leonard Sholder, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  2. [S1961] "Geraldine D. Lilley obituary," Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 27 June 2009, online archives (http://www.sungazette.com/page/content.detail/id/… : accessed 25 January 2010). Kevin Leonard Sholder, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  3. [S2287] "Judson A. Bower obituary," Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 6 December 2012, online archives (http://www.sungazette.com/page/content.detail/id/573088/… : accessed 27 January 2013). Kevin Leonard Sholder, Dayton, Ohio, USA.