Irene Stoll Lowe
June 13, 1930 – August 4, 2019
Irene Stoll Lowe, 89, passed away on August 4, 2019 at Stewart Healthcare at Springmoor Retirement Community. She was surrounded by her family and the loving and caring staff at Springmoor. Born on June 13, 1930 in Middletown, NY; she was the daughter of the late Roland Stoll and Cornelia Clark Stoll and wife of the late William Lowe.
Irene grew up in Sussex NJ and was a talented musician, playing in the orchestra and dance bands. She attended Cazenovia College where she met husband Bill Lowe at a dance at Colgate College where he was a student. Eventually they made their way to Rochester NY and adopted their two children, Jim and Judy. They found their way to Raleigh, NC in 1965 and remained there for the rest of their lives.
Irene was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She volunteered at the York Elementary School Library, was a Cub Scout and Girl Scout Leader and member of the Glen Forest Garden Club. She attended every performance, game, meet and event that any family member participated in. She was always on the sidelines cheering everyone on. She celebrated every accomplishment with excitement and enthusiasm.
She was an avid traveler and together with her husband took their airstream trailer from coast to coast and all across Canada.
Irene also worked at the polls for the elections for twenty years. She bowled in a league, fished with her parents, camped with the family and loved to walk in the neighborhood with her friends. After moving to Springmoor, she joined the choir and became a cutthroat bingo player.
She is survived by her son: Jim Lowe and wife Connie Henson, of Australia; daughter: Judy and husband Randy Lowe, of Raleigh; grandson Steven Lowe, of Spokane; granddaughter: Katie Lowe of Asheville and great-grandson: Harrison Lowe, of Spokane.
A Memorial Service celebrating her life will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11:30 am at Benson Memorial United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre www.newtopiansleepout.org/conniehenson or www.curamericas.org/donate/
- Memorial Service Saturday, August 10, 2019