Fran Marie Bowling

September 19, 1958 - January 15, 2010

Fran Marie Bowling, of Richardson, Texas born September 19, 1958, in New Orleans, Louisiana passed away January 15, 2010. Fran is survived by her husband, Don, son, Donnie Bowling, daughter and son-in-law, Summer and Larry Otey, Jr., parents, Frances and Craig Crovetto, and sister and brother-in-law, Cathy and Richard Riccardi. Fran was a 1977 graduate of Plano High School. She married Don February 10, 1979, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was a pre-school teacher and a member of the Catholic faith. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 18, 2010, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Father Cruz Calderon officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, American Lung Association National Headquarters, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004, (202) 785-3355 or visit

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I remember Fran and Cathy lovingly. They used to come over before school everday when all the kids were going to Patrick Henry. Fran was so sweet and we all loved her and Cathy. There are so many wonderful memories of the times we all spent together. God Bless all of you, we will see her in heaven with all the other angels. Love, Mary Jane Mary Jane Butler, February 1, 2010 Always fond memories of Fran when we were kids back in Tulsa. Take care everyone. Bruce, Tucson, Arizona Bruce Chandler, January 31, 2010 I am sorry for the lose of a good person. I thank God I had Fran in my life. She was there for me from junior high and beyond. I pray God will give everyone who knew Fran comfort and the knowledge in knowing that she is at peace. Sherrie Lynne Hughes-Smith, January 29, 2010 I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. May God bless you and keep you strong through this difficult time. Your Friend, Rep Rep Pogue, January 26, 2010 Our prayers are with Don and the family at this time. Life is so precious and we all need to be so thankful of each new day we're given. God has a plan for all of us and Fran is now helping others in Heaven like she did so well here on earth. Ron & Tammy Putnam, January 19, 2010 I am so sorry for your loss. I pray for your comfort and strength and for the embracing arms of Our Lord to surround each of you and grace you with his peace. May the peace of the Lord be always with you. Jennifer Pruitt, January 18, 2010 Memories of Fran at ARK Preschool and happier times will remain with us. She loved her kids! Can picture her rocking our Rebekah especially. May it help in a small way to know that her caring touched so many lives and she will be missed by so many. Hoping all the thoughts and prayers that are with you sustain you during the days ahead. May you feel God's peace and comfort and may He bless each of you today and always. David & Ginny Summer, January 18, 2010 Cathy, We are praying for peace and comfort to you and to Fran's family during this time. He hope god comforts you and keeps you safe. We love you... Christina & Alex Alford, January 18, 2010 Fran was a true bright light in the world, a courageous and positive person who was never self-pitying but continued to care for others even as her health failed. She will be missed by all who knew her and my heartfelt condolences go to her wonderful and caring family. Dr Susan Susan Rebillet PhD, January 18, 2010 It is our memories of those we love that we keep in minds, and our love for those we have lost that we keep in our hearts. With these things we are strengthened to move forward, one step at a time! I feel for you, and wish you and your family the best in this time of loss. Cathy Gutierrez, January 18, 2010 We are so sorry for your loss. One should never have to face this. Know that we a thing about you. Sylvia Sylvia DeLaughter Hay, January 17, 2010 Our deepest sympathy & heartfelt condolences, also from the Morassutti Famlies in Italy. Joe & Leda Garzarella, January 17, 2010 Cathy our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love from an old Friend. Stacey Stacey and James Braghini, January 17, 2010 Life as we know is precious and can change quickly each day making us realize once again how precious family and friends are no matter how much or how little time we spend with them. We are sorry for your loss but are glad Fran is now at peace and soaring with the Angels. God Bless to Fran and to You and Your family during this trying time. Katina and Eric Zepp, January 17, 2010