On Tuesday, April 4th, 2023, the Erie community was shocked to learn of the tragic passing of Amanda Bowen. The news broke via social media when Maddie Raee announced the devastating news of Amanda’s death on Facebook. The circumstances surrounding Amanda’s passing were shrouded in mystery, as her body was found in a car alongside another person in a grocery store parking lot. As we mourn this terrible loss, let’s take a moment to remember Amanda Bowen and celebrate her life. Keep reading more.
Who was Amanda Bowen?
Amanda Bowen was a resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, and an alumna of the Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy. She was known for her infectious smile, kind spirit, and love of the arts. Amanda was a talented singer and actress who graced many local stages, including the Erie Playhouse and the Warner Theatre. She was also a member of the Erie Philharmonic Chorus and sang with the choir at Saint Peter Cathedral.
How did Amanda Bowen die? What was the cause of her death?
While the details surrounding Amanda’s death are still unclear, her passing is a sobering reminder of the dangers of drug use. According to news reports, one person was taken to the hospital with what appears to be an overdose. We do not yet know if Amanda was a victim of the opioid epidemic that has ravaged our community, but her loss is a stark reminder of the need for compassion, understanding, and comprehensive solutions to the opioid crisis.
Although we may never know the exact cause of Amanda’s death until the toxicology results are received, we can honor her memory by standing together against the opioid epidemic that plagues our community. By supporting each other, educating ourselves and our loved ones, and working towards real solutions, we can prevent further tragedies like Amanda’s.
Amanda Bowen Obituary
As we reflect on Amanda’s life, we are reminded of the importance of celebrating the people we love while they are still with us. Amanda touched the lives of so many people in her community, and her light will continue to shine on in the memories of those who knew her. She was a bright star in the Erie arts scene, and her voice and spirit will be missed.
Amanda Bowen Mary Craig
On Tuesday, April 4th 2023, the world lost a daughter, sister, niece, cousin, friend and most importantly a mother! Amanda Rae Bowen was tragically taken from this world way to soon leaving behind a young son. All funds generated will help support any ongoing expenses. I’d really appreciate it if you could share or donate to this GoFundMe, https://gofund.me/1580b06b
Tributes pours To Amanda Bowen death
Oh Amanda Bowen💔 you’ll be so missed! Please watch over your baby boy and Michael💔 my heart is hurting so bad with this one
Deb Gibbons Thimas
I hate DRUGS, we have lost another friend of mine due to drug over dose. Amanda Bowen, you fly high with your Brother and Sister.
The loss of Amanda Bowen is a tragedy for the Erie community. But as we mourn her passing, let us also remember her for the joy, kindness, and beauty she brought into the world. Let us come together to support each other and work towards a brighter, safer future for ourselves and our loved ones. Rest in peace, Amanda. Your light will continue to shine on in our memories and in the arts community that you loved so much.