Mark A. McCowan, 64, of Connersville, passed away Friday March 11, 2022 at his residence following a battle with brain cancer.

He was born March 11, 1958 in Connersville. One of five children of Delver and Betty Jane Kelley McCowan. Mark was a tool and die maker for 25 years and in 1997, joined his wife, Lisa, in the dog grooming business until his health failed.

On June 19, 1995 he was married to Lisa Kavanaugh. Mrs. McCowan survives. He loved hunting, fishing and gardening. He had a special love for animals.

Survivors besides his wife include a son, Craig McCowan of Connersville; daughter, Sara Toth of Connersville; a step-son Chris Selke of Indianapolis and 5 grandchildren. A brother, Jack (Karen) McCowan of Kinston, North Carolina; three sisters, Roberta McCowan and Marilyn McCowan, both of Connersville and Kelly Byrd of Andersonville, Indiana. Brother and sister in laws, Scott and Missy Kavanaugh of Connersville. A number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sons, Brandon and Casey McCowan.

Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Frank Oakman at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16,2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins funeral home, where friends and family may call from 2p.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mark’s family in care of Miller, Moster, Robbins.