Mary Bower, age 77, of Lawrenceville, passed away on Sunday, May 6th, 2007. She had been fighting Parkinson's Disease for 7 years. She is survived by her husband: John Bower; daughters: Mary Jo McGhee of Suwanee, GA, Kathy Johnston and her husband, Bill of Woodstock, GA; sons & daughters in law: Mike & Jane Bower of Bluegrass, IA, Joe & Laurie Ugrin Bower of Helena, MT; brother: Joe Hart of Altoona, IA; sister: Rosalie Graham of W. Des Moines, IA; grandchildren: Bill, Tyler, Tess, Jessica, John, Ryan, Annabelle and Christopher. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, May 11th, 2007 at 11 o'clock at St. Lawrence Catholic Church with Father Kevin Hargaden as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1 Corporate Blvd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 or the American Parkinson's Disease Foundation, P.O. Box 49416, Atlanta, GA 30359. The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 10th from 7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550.