Neil and Georgianne Bowman
NORTH COLLINS — Neil and Georgianne (nee Miller) Bowman of North Collins celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 4.
The Bowmans renewed their vows and received a blessing from Father Arthur Mattulke, after a Mass at Saints Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church in Hamburg. They were married in the same church at the same Mass, 50 years earlier.
The couple celebrated the anniversary with family members and friends at a dinner catered by the Three Star Restaurant in North Collins.
The Bowmans are the parents of Deborah Bowman of Virginia, Candice (Steve) Soles of Rochester, Jenifer (Joe) Stanley of Missouri and Maureen (Kevin) O’Beirne of Hamburg. They have two grandchildren.
He is a retired farmer who drives for Buffalo Auto Auction and she is the North Collins town historian. She was The Sun correspondent for North Collins from 1985 – 2010.