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Doris Accardo Bowen
  • St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
    712 Wappoo Road
    Charleston, SC 29407

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“Our words cannot take away the pain of loss, but we hope you find solace knowing there are people who care about you. Deepest condolences. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Michael Andaya

“I want to extend my deepest condolences to the family of Doris Accardo Bowen. She truly loved her friends and family, as well as the Clemson Tigers....Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Luke McPhail

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Tom & Frances Davis, Florida

“She was always there to help me in any way she could at St. Andrew's. She was beautiful inside and out. Loved talking Clemson Tigers with her. I will...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: onalee avinger - Other

“It was a joy to be around Doris at activities in church. She had a curious wit and good insight that made things even more enjoyable. I pray the...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Annie B. Misic - Charleston, SC

“Rocky & Family: A real lady. My deepest condolences. May her memory be a blessing. Sam Kaplan ST. Andrew´s Parish High School `74 ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Samuel K Kaplan - Friend

“Rocky, We were so Sorry to see in the paper today that your mother passed away. We are sending love and prayers your way for for you Melinda and...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jack and Wendy Tripp - Friend

“What a gift to have known Doris! Always dressed to perfection and to me she was always Miss Gaffney Her beautiful smile and her love of the...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Sylvia Harrison - Greenville, SC


Doris Accardo Bowen, 87, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Her funeral service will be held Friday, March 11, 2022 in the J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Pkwy at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Riverview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 10:00 am in the West Ashley Chapel.

Doris was born June 27, 1934 in Gaffney, South Carolina, daughter of the late Horace Crawley Porter and Pearl Authur. She was a devoted member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Melody Weidman (Russell) of West Ashley; son, Donald Edward "Rocky" Accardo (Melinda) of James Island; grandchildren, Andrea Futeral (Mike), Eric Martin, Donald "Tripp" Accardo III, and Katherine Accardo; niece, Gail Camp of Gaffney; and great-grandchildren, Kendall Martin, Logan Martin, and Emily Futeral. In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by her first husband, Donald Edward Accardo; and second husband, George Taylor Bowen, Sr.

Memorials may be made to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church 712 Wappoo Road, Charleston, SC, 29407; or to Thornwell Home for Children, Clinton, SC.