Charles Edgar LowerSeptember 8, 1927 ~ May 28, 2017 (age 89)
Charles Edgar Lower, 89 years old, passed away peacefully with his beloved wife Jackie by his side at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford on May 28, 2017.
Charles was born in Lebanon, NH. He was the son of the late Bert and Marion (Gracie) Lower. He was a proud veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during World War Two. He married Jacqueline Dunbar on June 15, 1957. Together they made their home and raised their family in Colchester. Charles retired after a 40-year career with Pratt & Whitney Aircraft as an Inspector. He was both a freemason and a Shriner. In earlier years, he was an avid hunter, fisherman and he loved to ski and take family vacations. Charles and Jackie wintered in Lakeland Florida for 18 years, where Charles enjoyed Golfing and Bowling. Most importantly, he will be remembered as a devoted and loving family man who found great enjoyment with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be sadly missed but always remembered by his beloved Wife Jackie; a son, Thomas Lower and his companion, Lori Maloney of Wethersfield; a daughter, Tammie and husband, Dave Clark of Springfield, MA; six grandchildren, Ami Cooper, Chad Cooper, Danielle Sorcinelli, Corey Clark and his wife Amy, Britta Lower and Kali Lower. As well as seven great-grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by two siblings, Donald Lower and Phyllis Lucia.
A memorial service will be held on June 16th, beginning with visitation at 5pm, followed by the memorial service at 6 pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd. Colchester. Donations in his memory may be made to the Colchester Hayward Volunteer Fire Department. 52 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester, CT 06415.