In Memory

Charles C Bowlus


BOWLUS CHARLES BOWLUS, CEO and Founder of ECRM, a Solon based company, passed away. It is with great sadness to announce that Charles Bowlus, 64, passed away last week following complications from an emergency surgery. A leader in his industry, Charles founded ECRM, a company that provides business solutions for consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers around the world. Bowlus was survived by his wife, Elizabeth Bowlus; children, Mitch Bowlus and Melissa Fontanella; sister, Sharon Bowlus, step children; Katy and Jenna Biegelsen and grandchildren; Michael and Miranda Fontanella. The Bowlus family will be hosting a celebration of life memorial tribute for Mr. Bowlus on Monday, August 22, at the Cleveland Browns Stadium in the City View Club Lounge from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. where friends, family and colleagues can celebrate his life as he wished. For more information about the memorial, please visit In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to one of the following charities: Women for Women International,; the ASPCA, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals,; or Feeding America,

Published in The Plain Dealer on August 21, 2011

ECRM founder, CEO Charlie Bowlus passes away