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Mary Lou Bow

April 30, 1932 ~ August 6, 2017 (age 85)
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Mary Lou “Lou” Bow, 85, of Lyndonville, NY, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, August 06, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.

Born on April 30, 1932 in Akron, NY, she was the daughter of the late Otto and Edna (Tesnow) Graff.

Mary Lou graduated from Akron High School in 1949 and married her high school sweetheart, Donald Bow on August 18, 1951 and together they raised three children. She was a devoted housewife and mother. Mary Lou enjoyed her dogs and watching birds, but most of all she treasured the time raising her grandchildren and great-grandbabies.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Donald Bow, children, Dean (Mic) Bow, Robert (Kim) Bow and LuAnne (Rodney) Whiting, all of Lyndonville, six grandchildren, five great-grandbabies, a sister Evelyn Stapleton of Myrtle Beach, SC and many nieces and nephews.

Mary Lou is predeceased by her siblings, Elmer, Harold and Carlton Graff and Dorothy Blish and a great grandson, Brady.

There are no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mary Lou’s name to: Hospice of Orleans Co. P.O.Box#489, Albion, NY 14411 or to: Wilmot Cancer Institute, P.O Box#278996 Rochester, NY 14627.


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