Peacefully at Strathmere Lodge, Strathroy on Saturday, February 20th, 2021. Mary L. Bowering (nee Squire) in her 86th year. Predeceased by her husband Raymond Bowering (2016). Dear mother of Audrey Bowering (George Hart), Ryan Bowering (Ellen), Sharon Hyland (Dave), Carol Gibson (Tim), Heather Harris (Jeff), Harry Bowering (Leslie Daaman). Loving gramma to: Alan Steiner, Alicia Steiner, Meaghan Merriman (Jeff), Nathan Bowering (Kerry), Aaron Bowering, Daniel Hyland (Colleen), Sarah Philip (Vivek), Benjamin Hyland (Katie), Melissa Lapadat (Justin), Jennifer Gibson, Andrew Harris, Becky Harris (Megan), Katie Bowering, and Natalie Suthern. Great gramma to: Keegan, Fynn, Brennan, Sienna, Isabel, Genevieve, Adeline, Tobias, and Oakley. Also sadly missed by sister Linda Mathis (Joseph R.), brother Fred Squire (Janet) as well as many nieces and nephews. A private family graveside service will be held at the Longwood Cemetery, Melbourne on Friday, February 26th commencing at 2pm. Friends are welcome to watch the service via live stream through the funeral home website. Rev. Richard Golden Officiating. The family would like to thank the staff of Strathmere Lodge for the wonderful, compassionate care of Mom. Donations to the Melbourne United Church ( 592 John Street Melbourne N0L 1T0) or the Merrymount Childrens Centre (1064 Colborne Street London N6A 4B3) or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.