Edward F. Dower
Edward F. Dower
  • May 21, 1949 - March 31, 2017
  • Troy, New Hampshire

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Edward F. Dower 67, of Troy, NH and formerly of Fitchburg, MA, passed away suddenly at his home in Troy, on Friday, March 31, 2017.

He was born in Leominster, MA on May 21, 1949, the son of James B. and Genevieve M. (Riendeau) Dower.

Ed was employed at Simonds Cutting Tools in Fitchburg for 20 years, and later at the Rindge, NH Walmart.

Ed's greatest love was his children, his family and his life on Green Farm.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of 36 years, Julia (Vantuyl) Dower of Troy; his four children, Kathleen Dower of Troy, Margaret and James Mancuso of New Jersey, Maura Dower of Troy, Keeley Dower of Troy; his sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Lee Jackman of Fitchburg and their children, Cynthia and Tom Clark and their son, Spenser, of Fitchburg, Stephanie and Tom Havey and their children, Courtney and Connor of Leominster, Jack and Rebecca (Stevens) Jackman of Fitchburg, and Christine and Mark Mattson and their children, Joe Mattson and Samantha Posco of Fitchburg. He was predeceased by his parents; his sisters, Patricia Dower and Irene Dower, and his son, James (Seamus) Dower.

There will be a private celebration of Ed's life at a later date.

For those who wish, donations may be made in Ed's memory to the Monadnock Kitty Rescue and Adoption, PO Box 468, Jaffrey, NH 03452-0468. To make online donations or to learn more about the organization, please visit kittyrescueandadoption.org.