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BOWDOIN — Janice Marie Towle, 72, died at home June 24.
Born in Richmond on Dec. 15, 1938, a daughter of Elmer and Edith Sheen Gowell, she attended Bowdoin schools and Brunswick High School.
On Dec. 22, 1956, she married William C. Towle, Sr.
Over the years she worked primarily as a vegetable packer, and after earning her CNA certificate, she worked at Brunswick Manor Nursing Center.
She attended the Bowdoin Center Baptist Church.
Her husband William predeceased her on Oct. 8, 1986. She was also predeceased by a son, Wayne Towle, in 1995, and a brother, Paul Gowell, in 1991.
Surviving are her three sons, William C. Towle, Jr. of Dresden, Wendall G. Towle of Bowdoin, and Wade C. Towle of Saco; a brother, Arthur Gowell of Monmouth, and two sisters, Peggy Lucas of Harpswell, and Sharon Almond of Talking Rock, Ga.; and three grandchildren.
A graveside service was held June 29 at the Hix-Small Cemetery in Bowdoin.
Arrangements are by Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick.
Condolences can be expressed at brackettfuneralhome.com.