Visitation will be held at the church 1 hour prior to the funeral service.
Punta Gorda First Church of the Nazarene
512 Allen Street
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Interment will follow the church service at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, 1380 Forrest Nelson Blvd.,
Port Charlotte, Florida 33952
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice, Inc.,
5955 Rand Blvd.,Sarasota, FL 34238.
ELIZABETH “BETTY” M. GOWAN, 86, of Punta Gorda, Florida died peacefully, Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Tidwell Hospice, Port Charlotte, Florida.
Betty was born September 12, 1928 in Sinclairville, New York to the late Earl and Bertha Hilton.Formerly of Ashville, New York, Betty was a Licensed Practical Nurse and graduated from the Jamestown School of Nursing. She was employed for many years at Jamestown General Hospital. She moved to Florida in 1979 retired from Charlotte Regional Medical Center. She was a member of the Punta Gorda First Church of the Nazarene and the Cultural Center of Charlotte County.
She is survived by her loving family, daughters, Linda Valentine of Temple Terrace, FL and Gale Langille of Tampa, FL; a brother, Earl Hilton of Salem, OH; a grandson, Chris McGowan;She was preceded in death by her husband, Luke Gowan, brothers, Richard Hilton, Edwin Hilton, Herman Hilton and son-in-law Donny Valentine.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 10 AM until service time at the church. Funeral services will be held Tuesday 11:00 AM, July 14, 2015 at the Punta Gorda First Church of the Nazarene, 512 Allen Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Port Charlotte.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice, Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd. , Sarasota, FL 34238. Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home Punta Gorda Chapel.