Stephen Francis Bowman , March 5, 1952 - September 1, 2008 Stephen Francis Bowman (Steve), passed away peacefully at home on September 1, 2008 after an unfortunate battle with cancer; he was 56. Steve, who grew up in Torrance, attended St. Lawrence Martyr School, graduated from Bishop Montgomery High School and attended El Camino College. He was a successful businessman and entrepreneur, having owned and operated Village Spirit Liquor store in Redondo Beach, and later Best Protective Coatings, Inc.. Steve enjoyed traveling the world, visiting his brother on Guam, and most of all spending time with family and friends. Steve is survived by his wife of 34 years, Melinda, three children Nicholas (Karenia), Christopher (Meghan), and Elizabeth Bowman, and soon to arrive Grandson Aidan. Services celebrating his life will be held on Saturday, September 6, at 10:00 AM St. Lawrence Martyr Church 1900 S. Prospect Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to South Bay NAMI, P.O. Box 5295, Torrance, CA 90510.

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  1. Mindy & Family, We would like to express our deepest regrets for your your loss. Steve was a great guy, and we are going to miss him terribly. He is in a good place. God bless him and watch over him. The Kennedy Family, Dan, Claudia, Gannon, Giselle

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