In Loving Memory: John R. Rowe Jr.

In Loving Memory: John R. Rowe Jr.

Obituary for John Rowe Jr.
1931 - 2017

John R. Rowe, Jr. 86 of Point Pleasant formerly of Brielle passed away on Saturday August 5, 2017 at his home. Jack was born in Newark and raised in Irvington where he was a graduate of Irvington High School. He had lived in Cranford for over 20 years before moving to Brielle in 1979 and upon his retirement he and his wife moved to Point Pleasant Boro in 2015. Jack was a plumbing, heating and air conditioning contractor for John R. Rowe Inc. along with his father and a member of Local 24 for over 35 years. He was an army veteran of the Korean War. Jack was an active member of Church in Brielle serving as a deacon and church elder and past president of Brielle Senior Club where he led the group in exercise class three times a week.

Jack is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Mary Ann (nee Patricco) Rowe of Point Pleasant Boro; a son John Rowe III and his wife Donna of Watchung. He is also survived by three grandchildren Alexandra, Matthew and John; two sisters, Janet and Carol Joyce.

Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Tuesday August 8, 2017 from 4-7 pm at Orender Family Home for Funerals 2643 Old Bridge Road Manasquan, NJ 08736. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday August 9, 2017 at 11 am at The Church in Brielle. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Church in Brielle 821 Riverview Drive Brielle, NJ 08730. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com.