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George L. “Fritz” Bowser, Sr.

January 26, 1952 - January 21, 2022

George L. “Fritz” Bowser, Sr., age 69, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on January 26, 1952, he was a son of the late Chester Bowser and Evalyn (Sollenberger) Gill. Fritz worked as a chemical operator for Dow for 25 years, until his retirement. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed gardening and nature. Most of all, Fritz loved spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Sam Bowser, Earl Bowser, and Helen Vansant; stepfather, Winfred Gill; and son-in-law, Paul Elvey. Fritz is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Linda J. (Leach) Bowser; children, Tammy Elvey, George Bowser, Jr., and William Bowser (Roxanne); siblings, Clinton Bowser (Mary), Paul Bowser (Jane), and Ethel Breakiron; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.  

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Friday, January 28, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will be held at 7 pm.  Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance regardless of their vaccination status. Interment will be held privately.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in George’s memory to Delaware SPCA, 455 Stanton Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713 or online by clicking here.

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9 Condolences for George L. “Fritz” Bowser, Sr.

  • My heart goes out to My Brother, George. To My Nephew’s Drew, Wyatt and Seth. Special love to Momma Bowser. I extend my whole heart to the entire Bowser family as I love you all as my own. I’m available for any of you, any time, for any reason. Rest In Peace Poppa Bowser, I love you and you will be greatly missed by so many who love you…

  • Linda & family Words can not express how sorry I am for your loss. I haven’t seen you Linda or George in a very long time ( when we were all kids) . But just from being George’s Facebook friend I know that George loved you very much Linda. He loved all his family and he let everyone know that he did. I know he is in a better place surrounded by family and Angels in Gods Glory.

  • He was such a great husband, father, and grandfather. He will be missed. Sending love and hugs to all of you.

  • Eternal rest grant unto him , O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.

    May the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

  • My deepest Sympathy to the Bowser family. Linda, I will keep you in prayer.

  • Thoughts and Prayers Go out to Linda and the Family, he will be deeply missed

  • My deepest sympathy to the Bowser family. I have nice memories of Linda and George babysitting my daughter in Villagebrook. Hugs and prayers to all.

  • Linda, William, George Jr sorry for your lost he was a great guy. He will be miss deeply May God comfort you at this time of need. Thoughts and prayers go out to you all. May God bless You all.

  • From the Husar family, we extend our condolences to the family of George.