Stephanie Anne (Retter) Bowlby, 78, of Bethlehem Twp., passed away Monday, June 7, 2021 at her residence. She was the widow of E. James Bowlby. Born in Fountain Hill, she was the daughter of the late William H. Sr. and Dorothy M. (Whittle) Retter.
Stephanie worked for Bethlehem Steel and EDS as an IT Technician for many years before retiring in 2006. She was a member of St Jane Frances de Chantal Church, Easton. Stephanie loved to travel, for years she would take her family to Long Beach Island or on a cruise. She was a lifelong fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, an avid golfer, bike rider and ran 5 marathons. Above all she cherished time spent with her family.
Survivors: Stephanie will be lovingly remembered by her son, Duane Brown and wife Sharon of Center Valley; daughter, Marci Kickliter of Allentown; grandchildren, Trevor Kickliter, Dale Brown and Felicia Rocchino; great grandchildren, Ryker and Ronin; sisters, Sharon Rehrig and husband James of Nazareth, Kathleen Sipler and husband Ronald of Myrtle Beach, SC. and Suzanne Theoret and husband Mark of Bath. Stephanie was predeceased by brother, William H. Retter Jr. and sister, Dorothy Adams.
Services: A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St., Bethlehem PA where relatives and friends can call from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery, Easton. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in memory of Stephanie to Miller-Keystone Blood Center 1465 Valley Center Parkway, Bethlehem, PA 18017.
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