William Nelson Rowe
William Nelson Rowe, 86, of Colora, MD, died Sunday, May 29, 2016 at his residence. Born Sept. 21, 1929 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late William G. and Elizabeth S. Hergenrather Rowe.
Nelson was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired Engineer of the former Morton Thiokol Corporation of Elkton, MD. He is survived by his wife, Mary Leuretha Blankenship Rowe of Colora, MD; daughter, Leuretha Julianne Gainey; sons, William Nelson Rowe II, Stephen Collie Rowe, Thomas Andrew Rowe, and William Nelson Rowe III; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; brothers, John M. Rowe, David Rowe, Robert Rowe; and sister, Nancy Adair.
Nelson was preceded in death by his daughter, Elizabeth “Mary Beth” Rowe; sisters, Mary Lillian Rocheleau and Elizabeth Giovanazi.
Memorial contributions may be made to Amedisys Hospice in care of Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., P.O. Box 766, Perryville, MD 21903-0766.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, June 4, 11 a.m. at Good Shepherd Catholic Church of Perryville, MD. Visitation for family and friends will be held Friday, June 3, 6-8 p.m. at the Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., Perryville, MD. Father Jay McKee of Good Shepherd Parish, Perryville, MD, will officiate. Interment will be in St. Mark’s Cemetery, Perryville, MD.
Arrangements by Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., Perryville, MD.