OBITUARY

George E Dow

December 21, 1923May 6, 2019

DOW, George E., 95, of Tampa passed away May 6, 2019. He was born on December 21, 1923 in Jay, Maine to Clinton and Bertha (Bell) Dow. He joined the Army and was a medic in WWII. After the war, he married Nora and they relocated to Oregon where they raised their family. George was a feed salesman for the Carnation Company for many years. After he retired, he and Nora moved to Fort Myers in 1990 and then to Tampa in 1999. They were active members of Incarnation Catholic Church and longtime residents of Aston Gardens. Preceded in death by his son, William Clinton Dow, he is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Nora; son, Michael and his wife Janet; daughter-in-law, Karen Dow; 3 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Family will receive friends from 2:30-3:30pm on Sunday, May 12 at the Blount & Curry, Oldsmar/West Hillsborough Chapel, 6802 Silvermill Dr., Tampa. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10am on Monday, May 13 at Incarnation Catholic Church, 8220 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa followed by a graveside service with military honors at Florida National Cemetery at 1:30pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Lustgarten Foundation Charity (www.lustgarten.org)

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, May 12, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Monday, May 13, 2019
  • Graveside Service Monday, May 13, 2019

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Donna Carey

May 8, 2019

To The Dow Family,
I am very sorry for your loss. George Dow was a kind man. I remember how he smiled anytime we mentioned Nora's name. She recently returned from a short hospital stay. When we told George she was on her way back, his whole face lit up and his smile was from ear to ear. We at Aston Gardens will miss him dearly.
Sincerely,
Donna Carey

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY