Richard "Dick" Lee Bowlin

August 3, 1936 ~ January 5, 2022 (age 85)


Richard Lee “Dick” Bowlin, age 85 of Republic passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 in Uniontown Hospital. He was born on August 3, 1936, a son of Paul and Margaret Horne Bowlin.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings: Paul Jr., Robert, Lois, Betty.

Dick proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He loved riding his Harley, Pittsburgh Steelers, playing cards and fishing. Most of all he loved his family, especially his grandchildren: Nina and Nicco. Dick retired from Gateway Coal and Fayette Rentals.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Frances DiPaolo Bowlin; daughter Linda Martinelli and her husband John; two grandchildren: Nina Martinelli and Nicco Martinelli; many nieces and nephews.

Dick’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the Hospital Staff on 1 West at Uniontown Hospital.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Heart Association at

Due to the current Covid conditions the family has requested that masks be worn.

Dick’s family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. on Monday, January 10, 2022 at the Kish-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc. 19 Legion Street, Republic, PA where a Blessing Service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Father Marlon Pates as Celebrant. Entombment will follow in The Chapel of Peace, Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, PA.

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January 10, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Kish-Fabry Funeral Home
19 Legion Street
Republic, PA 15475

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