March 30, 1951 — November 9, 2017
GLENS FALLS — Julie M. Bowe, 66, passed away at Glens Falls Hospital on Nov. 9, 2017 with her family by her side.
Born March 30, 1951 in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of Dennis B. and Marjorie (Green) Sullivan.
Julie graduated from Glens Falls High School, class of 1969. She earned her B.S. in Physical Education from Skidmore College in 1973, and her M.S. in health education from Russell Sage College in 1977.
She taught physical education at Glens Falls High School from 1973 to 1981 and then at Sanford Street School from 1982 to 2005.
On May 11, 1985, Julie married Joseph E. Bowe III in Glens Falls.
She was a member of Hiland Golf Club, AYHA Board of Directors and Queensbury Senior Citizens.
In addition to her parents, Dennis “Barney” and Marjorie “Marge,” Julie was predeceased by “Putt” and Anne LaMay, who were like a second set of parents to Julie. Her loving dogs who have crossed the rainbow bridge were Chichi, Zipper, Princess, Roobie, Haze and Bob.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Joe Bowe; five children, Ryan Marcantonio (fiancé, Elizabeth Wescott), Matthew Marcantonio (fiancé, Ashley Wilson), Scott Bowe (Shawn), Chris Bowe (Kristy) and Julie Humphries (Bob); 10 grandchildren, Adelyn Marcantonio, Vinny and Ava Marcantonio, Aubrey Spory, Alysha Hutchins and Brett Bowe, Braiden and Averi Bowe and Peyton and Ashton Humphries; her “sister” and best friend in the whole world, Patricia “Patty” LaMay; also several nieces, nephews and cousins, with special mention of Phil and Ann Sullivan, Mike and Robert O’Leary and Dennis and Kathy Sullivan (Suprenaut); and Bonnie, her dog, who she rescued.
Julie’s wish was to enroll in the anatomical donation program through Albany Medical College.
Calling hours will take place Friday, Nov. 17, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Baker Funeral Home, 11 Lafayette St. Queensbury.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church on Warren Street in Glens Falls.
A graveside service will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in South Glens Falls.
The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to the Glens Falls Hospital Emergency Room doctors and staff for their exceptional care.
In loving memory of Julie, contributions may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215; and Tails Wag Inn, 21 Blind Rock Road, Queensbury, NY 12804. Another way to remember Julie could be to volunteer your time or donate an item to charity.
Condolences and floral arrangements may be sent directly to the funeral home, or through www.bakerfuneralhome.com.