Joyce Hope Bowman, Lancaster County tax collector, mother of two, attended Grace Point Church

By on August 3, 2016

Joyce Hope (Shertzer) Bowman, of Manheim, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016, at the Mount Hope Nazarene Retirement Community.

She was the loving wife of Nevin E. Bowman, with whom she shared more than 56 years of marriage, and who preceded her in death in 2014. Born in Millersville, she was a daughter of the late Christian H. and Betty (Shaud) Shertzer.

Joyce was a member of the Grace Point Church of the Nazarene, Ephrata. She worked as a tax collector for Lancaster County.

Joyce is survived by her daughter: Chrystle L. Muto, wife of Eugene, of Austin, Texas; a sister: Vickie Shertzer of Quarryville; a grandson: Eugene Christian Muto; and a great-grandson: Chase Nevin Bowman.

In addition to her husband and parents, Joyce was preceded in death by a daughter: Cynthia M. Bowman; and a grandson: Jeremiah L. Bowman.

Services were held July 29 at Grace Point Church of the Nazarene, Ephrata, with Dr. B. W. Hambrick officiating. Interment was in the Pine Grove Mennonite Cemetery, Bowmansville.

Kindly omit flowers. To leave the family online condolences, visit groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.

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