Violette S. Bowker, 86

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Violette S. Bowker, 86, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the Holden Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center, Holden, MA. She was the widow of the late Raymond E. Bowker, who died in December 1981. Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Cecile (Dionne) Lauze.

She was a member of the Hopkinton Historical Society and St. John's Altar Guild. She was well-known as a seamstress in the area.

She is survived by her children William and wife Grace of Webster, Peter and wife Cheri of Hopkinton and Marie Mouradian and husband Steven of Holden. She also leaves seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held Monday, January 28 at 9:00 a.m. from the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home, 34 Church St., Hopkinton. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, 20 Church Street, Hopkinton. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Hopkinton. Calling hours at the funeral home are Sunday, January 27 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Donations may be made to St. John the Evangelist Church, 20 Church St., Hopkinton, MA 01748