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Brother Francis Bowers, RIP

Brother Francis Bowers, FSCBrother Francis Bowers, FSC, of the District of Eastern North America (DENA), died December 6 in Lincroft, NJ. He was 93 years old.

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Monday, December 9, 2013
1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Viewing
De La Salle Hall
810 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738-1608

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
3:00 – 8:00 p.m., Viewing
7:30 p.m., Wake Service
Christian Brothers Community
Chapel of St. Benilde
4415 Post Road
Bronx, NY 10471-3499

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
9:15 – 9:45 a.m., Viewing
10:00 a.m., Mass of Christian Burial
Burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Valhalla, NY

Born: Robert William Bowers in New York, NY, on May 4, 1920
Entered Novitiate: March 14, 1942, in Barrytown, NY
Reception of the Habit: June 11, 1942
Perpetual Vows: 1948 in Oakdale, NY
Died: December 6, 2013, at De La Salle Hall in Lincroft, NJ

1946-1948; Ascension School, New York, NY: teacher
1948-1951; St. Augustine High School, Brooklyn, NY: teacher
1951-1953; St. Peter’s Boys High School, Staten Island, NY: teacher
1953-1959; De La Salle College, Washington, D.C.: teacher
1959-1969; Manhattan College, Bronx, NY: instructor
1969-1970; Manhattan College, Bronx, NY: dean of arts and science
1970-1980; Manhattan College, Bronx, NY: acting provost and vice-president
1980-1985; Manhattan College, Bronx, NY: provost
1985-2004; Manhattan College, Bronx, NY: professor
2004-2013; Manhattan College, Bronx, NY: academic advisor
2013-2013; De La Salle Hall, Lincroft, NJ: residence