Bruce Mowbray Sr.

Bruce P. Mowbray Sr., a resident of Springville, PA and formerly of Margaretville, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at Tunkhannock, PA.

Bruce was born on February 10, 1925 at Bay Shore, the son of Harry and Louise (Lambert) Mowbray. He married Ellen Hackl on September 30, 1952 at Bay Shore. She died on August 7, 2002.

Bruce retired in 1993 after working 25 years as a printer for Entenmann’s Bakery. He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II, receiving the Victory Medal, and European and American Theatre medals. He was a retired member of the Bay Shore Fire Department.

He is survived by a son and daughter in law, Bruce and Tara Mowbray of Springville, PA; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Greg Ahmad of Brightwaters, daughter and son-in-law, Laura and Stephen Mihlstin of Bay Shore; grandchildren, Parker and Paris Ahmad, and Rachel and Ethan Mihlstin, and a caring niece, Mary Mowbray DePhilipee of East Islip.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville. The Very Rev. Michael J. Shank officiated.

A committal services will be held in the spring at the Margaretville Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Bruce P. Mowbray Sr. may be made to the Bay Shore Fire Department, 195 5th Ave., Bay Shore, NY 11706.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.