BROCTON - Philip J. "Jimbo" Bow, age 72, of Pearl Street, Brocton passed away peacefully Saturday evening, October 6, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family following an extended illness.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Beth (Heimburg) Bow, whom he married on December 20, 1969 in Derby, NY, and by his three daughters: Jena A. (David) Willebrandt of Brocton, NY, Tracy M. (Allan) Katipunan of Jacksonville, FL and Mary E. Bow of Buffalo, NY as well as his two sons: James A. "Tony" (Lisa) Bow of Hamburg, NY, Joseph A. Bow of Cheektowaga, NY. Jimbo was the proud grandfather of 15 wonderful grandchildren.
Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 18, 2012 at the John W. Dill Post 434 American Legion, 110 West Main St. Brocton, NY, 14716.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chautauqua County, 20 West Fairmont Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750 or to the John W. Dill Post 434 American Legion, 110 West Main St. Brocton, NY, 14716 to benefit the Veterans Fund. Arrangements entrusted to the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY.
Log on to www.masonfuneral.com to send the Bow family a mes-sage of sympathy.