Joseph E. Bowley

Joseph E. Bowley, 52, died October 24, 2016 at his home in Sorrento. He was born in Exeter, NH, December 25, 1963, a son of Eben M. and Mary J. (Dorsey) Bowley. Joe grew up in Exeter, NH and graduated from Exeter High School and later Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, NH. He graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University. He moved to Maine after graduating from college and lived in Sorrento with his dog Charlotte. He was a poet and writer in addition to his architectural design work. He enjoyed photography, traveling and visiting friends throughout the U.S. and Canada. He is survived by his brother, Jim; his dog, Charlotte; and many friends and extended family. No services will be held at this time. Those who wish may share memories on Joe's Facebook page. Contributions in Joe's memory may be made to the Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mt. Hope Avenue, Bangor, ME 04402/or donate online, and click the donate tab. Condolences may be expressed at


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Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.