Tributes to a well-known figure in Leamington literary circles who dedicated her life to looking after others

Obituary to Margaret Bowdler who passed away on February 5 - her funeral will be held on March 16

Thursday, 4th March 2021, 5:11 pm
Margaret Bowdler.

Margaret Bowdler, a well-known figure in local literary circles, has passed away at the age of 81.

Her family have put together the following obituary.


Margaret Bowdler passed away after a relatively short illness on February 5, 2021 at 81 years of age.

She dedicated her life to her family; husband (for 58 years) John, and children Kay, Rachel, Jonathan and Matthew. She also left behind seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Before dedicating herself to bringing up her family, Margaret was a nurse at Northampton General Hospital, and later in life taught and trained in first aid and nursing at Leamington College of Further Education. This career choice clearly reflects her compassionate and caring approach to life.

Messages of sympathy consistently referred to her always thinking of others, making them feel welcome and the friendship she freely gave.

A published poet, and active member of the Leamington Literary Society, she passed on her creative talents to her children, and she was immensely proud of their achievements; we all know how much we owe to her.

A committed Christian, attending St. Paul’s Church, her faith brought her much strength throughout her life and great comfort during her final days.

By John, Kay, Rachel, Jonathan and Matthew Bowdler