Jean E. McGowan, 84

Mar 13, 2023

WAREHAM – Jean E. McGowan (Marble), 84, of Wareham, passed away on March 9, 2023 at Bay Path Nursing Home, Duxbury. She was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Mary H. (Roach) McGowan.

She was born in Brockton, lived in Wareham then in Buzzards Bay before returning to Wareham in 1984. She graduated from Brockton High School, class of 1956.

Jean worked as a medical secretary for Tobey Hospital and Wareham Orthopedics from 1974 until 2004. She later worked as a Nanny for the Strom family.

She was a member of the New Testament Church. She was a faithful Christian and often hosted bible study groups at her home. She loved dancing, concerts and dining out with family and friends. She was often the life of the party with her smile, quick wit, infectious laugh and sparkling eyes.

Survivors include her children, Colleen Marble of Wareham, Tracy Morrissey of Mashpee, Robin Williams of Addison, ME and Sandra Pavlinskyi of Plymouth; her former husband, George “Dick” Marble of Wareham; her sister, Patricia Berksza of Easton; 7 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; several nephews and nieces. She was the mother of the late Glenn Marble and sister of the late Eleanor Bearce and Carol McGowan.

Visiting hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Chapman Funerals and Cremations – WAREHAM, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham.

Her funeral will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 17, 2023 at the funeral home.

Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Brockton.