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William Joseph Rowe

August 25, 1943 ~ October 11, 2021 (age 78)


William Joseph Rowe, Jr., 78, of Laureldale, passed away on October 11, 2021 at Reading Hospital. He was the loving husband of Linda L. (Brizek) Rowe, to whom he was married for 53 years.

Born on August 25, 1943, he was the son of William J. Rowe Sr. and Florence A. (Becker) Rowe.

Bill was a 1962 Muhlenberg High School graduate. Following graduation, he proudly served our country by joining the Army. After being honorably discharged, Bill became a cable splicer with Bell Atlantic and Verizon until his retirement in 2001.

Bill was a fireman, captain of the fire police, and trustee for many years at Central Fire Company, Laureldale. Bill enjoyed gambling and loved watching the Eagles and Phillies.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Susan L. Rowe, of Laureldale, and Michael A. Rowe, married to Cary, of Muhlenberg. He is also survived by his grandchildren whom he loved dearly: Brianna, Brandon, and Brogan. Bill leaves behind one brother: James C. Rowe, married to Sandra, of Temple. Bill is survived by three nieces, one nephew, and several great nieces and nephews as well.

Bill was predeceased by a sister and brother-in-law: Marie A. (Rowe) Ritchie and her husband Marshall G. Ritchie.

A memorial gathering to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 1PM at Central Fire Company, 1409 Park Place, Laureldale, PA 19605. Family, fireman, and friends are invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Central Fire Company at the address listed above.

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Memorial Gathering
November 13, 2021

1:00 PM

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