Passing of Ex-Chief Dave Bowden

It is with a heavy heart the Somerville Fire Department announces the passing of Ex-Chief Dave Bowden. Chief Bowden was a member of Engine Company #1 for 57 years serving as chief from 1977-1978. A lifelong resident of Somerville and Raritan, he also served as Chief of the Veterans Administration Fire Department in Hillsborough for over 27 years. He was also a veteran of the United States Navy. Visitation will be 4-8pm Friday with a firefighter service at 7pm at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 No. Gaston Ave. Somerville

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