BROCTON - Philip J. "Jimbo" Bow, age 72, of Pearl St., Brocton passed away peacefully Saturday evening, Oct. 6, 2012, at home surrounded by his loving family following an extended illness.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Beth (Heimburg) Bow, whom he married on Dec. 20, 1969, in Derby, N.Y.; by his three daughters, Jena A. (David) Willebrandt of Brocton, N.Y., Tracy M. (Allan) Katipunan of Jacksonville, Fla., and Mary E. Bow of Buffalo, N.Y.; by his two sons, James A. "Tony" (Lisa) Bow of Hamburg, N.Y., Joseph A. Bow of Cheektowaga, N.Y.; and 15 wonderful grandchildren of whom he was proud.
Friends were invited to attend a memorial service to be held at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Nov. 18 at the John W. Dill Post 434 American Legion, 110 W. Main St., Brocton.
Philip J. Bow
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chautauqua County, 20 W. Fairmont Ave., Lakewood, N.Y. 14750 or to the John W. Dill Post 434 American Legion, 110 W. Main St., Brocton, N.Y., 14716 to benefit the Veterans Fund. Arrangements entrusted to the Mason Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield.
Log on to www.masonfuneral.com to send the Bow family a message of sympathy.