Michael Bowers

May 28, 1981 ~ February 3, 2019 (age 37)

Michael Bowers, 37 of West Newton, died Sunday, February 3, 2019.  He was born May 28, 1981, son of Carl Bowers of Elizabeth and the late Melody (Schultz) Bowers Robson.  For 13 years he worked in the paving industry.  Michael was an avid Steelers fan, Mustang enthusiast, and enjoyed playing basketball.  Surviving in addition to his father are his partner of 18 years, Catherine Wergin; four children, Corrin, Michelle, Marilyn, and Dominic; a brother, Ryan Robson; step father, Robert Robson; Catherine’s mother, Nancy Welshhans and partner, Butch Leavens; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and numerous friends.  In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Marilyn and Roy Bowers.  Friends will be received 2-4 & 6-8pm Saturday at the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, 901 Vine St. West Newton, where services will be held at 1:30 pm Sunday.  Condolences may be left at

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