Mary Louise Bowman, a retired teacher at Cathedral of Mary Our Queen School and a gardener, died of heart disease Dec. 16 at her daughter's Timonium home.
The former Murray Hill resident was 85.
Born in Madison, Wis., she was the daughter of Mary Chalfant Woodford, an elementary school teacher, and Clark Burton Woodford, a dentist.
She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin and a master's degree from what is now Loyola University Maryland.
Mrs. Bowman had lived in Annapolis and taught at Edgewater Elementary School in the 1950s. After moving to Baltimore more than 50 years ago, she taught second grade at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen...