A graveside service, celebrating the life of, Theresa A. Bower, 64, of Pataskala, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Columbus.
Theresa passed away May 11, 2014, at her home. She was born on April 10, 1950, in Columbus, daughter of the late John Gourno and Lillian (Bay) Gourno, who survives. Theresa was a 1968 graduate of South High School. She married Ron on November 9, 1968. She loved her job at the Franklin County Child Support Agency where she worked for 25 years, as well as camping, fishing with Ronnie, shopping, watching Lifetime movies and Dancing with the Stars, but most of all being with Ronnie and her family.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 47 years, Ronnie; children, Jodelle Lothes, Jami Bower, and James Bower; grandchildren, Audriana, Jordan, Trenton, Jayln, Christian, and Breanna; brothers and sisters, John Gourno, Candy (David) Walbright, Jaime (Charlene) Gourno, Robin Gourno, Mary (Bill) Bower, and Laurel (Ron) Smith; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Alexis.
Memorial contributions in Theresa’s name may be made to: The Zangmeister Center, 3100 Plaza Properties Blvd., Columbus, Ohio 43219
Online condolences may be sent to: www.hoskinsonfuneal.com
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Bower Family.