Anthony W. Mowry | 1922 - 2013 | Obituary

Anthony W. Mowry
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Anthony W. Mowry

Born: March 22, 1922
Died: October 21, 2013

U.S. VeteranPawtucket – Anthony “Tony” W. Mowry, 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by his devoted family on Monday, October 21, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Margaret M. (Carlos) Mowry for 64 years. Born in Rumford, a son of the late Anthony W. and Rose (Sousa-Ramos) Mowry, he resided in Pawtucket most of his life. Tony served in the U.S. Navy as a Chief Petty Officer aboard the LST653 during World War II. Upon being honorably discharged from the Navy, he returned to Rhode Island to work as a crane operator at the Washburn Wire Company. After he married, Tony became the Principle Manufacturing Engineer at Globe Narrow Fabric Company, Pawtucket for forty years. He was a musician who played trombone in several bands, most recently with the Strictly Sentimental Swing Band. Tony was an avid Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots and Boston Bruins fan. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Seekonk and a member of American Legion Post No. 79, Central Falls. Besides his wife, he leaves five children, Stephen A. Mowry in Thailand, Gary C. Mowry and his wife, Elaine of North Attleboro, Karen M. Tremblay and her husband, Bryan of Rehoboth, Elizabeth A. Murphy and her husband, John of North Attleboro and Margo M. Butler and her husband, Paul of Attleboro; a brother, Leonard Mowry of Cumberland; a sister, Louise Leduc of Narragansett; ten grandchildren, Katlyn Haskell, Keith and Daniel Tremblay, Alexandra, Gabrielle, Kristen and Matthew Mowry, Meghan, Nathan and Caroline Butler; a great-grandson, Thomas Graham Haskell and nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Mary Truax, Rose Mowry, Alyce Ward and Joseph Mowry. His funeral with Military Honors will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 984 Taunton Ave., Seekonk. Interment will follow at Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. VISITATION will be Friday 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241 would be appreciated.

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