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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Bowan, Dr. Merrill D.




Dr. Merrill D. Bowan, 75 of Oakmont passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at his residence. Beloved Husband of the late Cynthia N. Bowan. Loving Father of M. Douglas (Betty) Bowan II, Mark David Bowan, Holly Bowan (Rich Frollini), Jonathan (Amanda) Bowan, and Bethany Bowan (Tony Larson). Grandfather of 8. Brother of Bradley (Nancy) Bowan. Merrill graduated with a BS from Geneva College then later graduated from Illinois College of Optometry. He was a leader in the field of behavioral optometry and had a private practice for over 40 years in the local areas. Merrill was a member of Riverside Community Church, Oakmont and a former member of the local Lions and Rotary Clubs. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC. 421 Allegheny Ave. Oakmont where a memorial service will be held at the conclusion of the visitation. Donations may be made to the Riverside Community Church, 800 3rd St. Oakmont, PA 15139 or a charity of one’s choice