Marlyn “Mar” Bowers

October 2, 1937 - October 15, 2022

10/02/1937 - 10/15/2022

Marlyn “Mar” Marie Bowers, 85, of Bellaire, OH passed away on October 15, 2022 at East Ohio Regional Hospital – Martins Ferry, OH

She was born on October 2, 1937 to Everett and Anna (Trosak) Willison in Bellaire, OH.

Marlyn was a devoted animal lover, an avid book reader, and a huge fan of the Bellaire Big Reds, Ohio State, and Pittsburgh Steelers Football.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Elizabeth “Betty” Truax.

Marlyn is survived by her two daughters: Pamela “Pandi” (Neal) Johnson of Bellaire, OH, Letty (Randy) Coast of Bridgeport, OH; four grandchildren: Brittiney, Meghan, Nicholas, Taylor, six great-grandchildren: Aubrey, Cruz, Kayden, Cali, Skylar, Colton, and a very special friend, Chuck Vogt of Shadyside, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Belmont County Animal Shelter at

Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home – Bellaire Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Bowers family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Dea DelGuzzo
4 months ago

Loved this lady! A spit fire for sure! She loved animals and passed that passion to her daughter Pandi. She will be missed. I’m sure she found passage to heaven over the rainbow bridge. May God rest her sweet soul. Love and prayers.

Jeffrey Mooney
5 months ago

Sorry for your loss. Mar was a good friend for many years.😢😢

Linda K Metz
5 months ago

SO sorry for your loss.
Mar was an awesome lady!
Love, Light, Healing, Strength and Peace to the family and ALL who mourn her loss.