Janet McGowan

Life Story

Janet McGowan, 80, of Auburn, passed away in Auburn on March 4th, 2019 with her loving daughters by her side.

Jan was born on May 25th, 1938 in Lewiston to Dorothy and Theodore Fournier. She married Delano (Mac) McGowan on September 3rd, 1956. Together, they raised two daughters and traveled the world through Mac’s service with the Navy. Jan waitressed at Edwards Restaurant for 45 years. She always said she “came with the deed” because she had been there for so long. She was an avid bingo player and loved playing a rambunctious card game of scat. Through Edwards and bingo, Jan always knew someone everywhere she went. Forever greeting people with a warm smile and friendly conversation about her memories with them.

Jan is predeceased by her husband, Mac, mother, Dorothy, father, Theodore, and brother Teddy. She is survived by her sister Patt Raymond and her husband Bob, daughter Jamie Bosse and her husband Dan, daughter Laurie Jordan and her husband Randy, granddaughters Jess Boyd, Andrea Libby, and Abby Dix, grandson Brandon Jordan, three great-grandchildren Kenzi Boyd, Genevieve Dix, and James Dix, many nieces and nephews and wonderful friends.


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