Mary Showden

Mary Louise Showden (Rowles)

Sunday, November 5th, 1939 - Saturday, December 7th, 2019
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Mary Louise Showden, 80, of Clearfield died on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Graystone Villa, Clearfield.

She was born on November 5, 1939 in Mineral Springs, a daughter of the late Ashley R. and Beulah V. (Knepp) Rowles.

Mrs. Showden retired in 2003 from the Clearfield County Domestic Relations office where she was a secretary. Prior to that, she had been employed as a bookkeeper for Moshannon Falls Mining Co., Clearfield and also worked as a legal secretary for numerous Clearfield attorneys. She loved working outside with her plants and enjoyed her pet dog, Penny.

She was a member of Legal Secretaries Association of Clearfield, where she was named secretary of the year in 1975.

She is survived by her husband, William A. Showden whom she wed January 15, 1960 in Woodland; three daughters, Lana L. Williams of Jacksonville, FL, Luann M. Fulton and husband Ronald of Anchorage, AK, and Loretta L. Schmadel and husband Joseph of Lewisburg; five grandchildren, Kristen Boob and husband Bradley, Jennifer DeAngelo and husband Matthew, Jessica Mick and husband Jerome, Jake Schmadel, and Lexi Schmadel; three great grandsons, Anthony DeAngelo, Jackson Boob, and Jameson Boob; and a granddog, Gunnar.

She is also survived by wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous friends and neighbors, who have all been very thoughtful and helpful throughout the years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Emery, Herman, Howard and Norman Rowles; and two granddogs, Kara and Abby.

As per Mrs. Showden's wishes, there will be no public service.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Penn Highlands Community Nurses, PO Box 992, Clearfield, PA 16830.

Beardsley Funeral Home and Crematory, Clearfield is in charge of arrangements.

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Pamela Miller

Posted at 02:51pm
I am so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of many fun visits as a kid . Aunt Louise in my eyes was a very strong role model . I will continue to pray for your family . Know that those memories are tucked safe in my heart. God Bless you all and my Gods face shine upon you and give you peace. Pamela Miller (Rowles).

lana williams Posted at 04:23pm

Thank you Pam, we also have fond memories of all the times we spent together. Mom loved having you all come visit. God Bless, Uncle Bill, Lana,Luann & Loretta

Lisa Redden

Posted at 06:35pm
I remember Mary Louise from domestic relations. Very nice person. Rest In Peace. Lisa Redden

Richard Leroy Rowles

Posted at 04:03pm
My Aunt Louise, Uncle Bill, and their three beautiful daughters always showed all us kids great affection and fun whenever we came to visit. They are all considered blessings in my life, and I am saddened by their loss and mine. Grace, Peace, and Love to you all... Rick Rowles.

lana williams Posted at 04:28pm

Rick, Thank you for the kind words. Mom, Dad and us girls loved when you all visited. You all are blessings in our lives especially Mom's. Love, Uncle Bill,Lana,Luann & Loretta

Trudy Rowles Sanderson

Posted at 12:19pm
Uncle Bill, Lana, Luann, Loretta and families. We are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you. It’s been a long time since we visited but I always remember Aunt Louise having a robust laugh and being so gracious when we came to visit.

lana williams Posted at 04:33pm

Trudy, Thank you for the thoughts and prayers. Mom loved having you all coming to visit, we all did. It has been a long time, however, she talked about all her nieces and nephews and loved you all. Love, Uncle Bill, Lana, Luann & Loretta

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