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Richard Alan Lowe

February 27, 1944 ~ May 5, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Richard Lowe Obituary

Richard “Dick” Alan Lowe, 79, of Mechanicsville, passed away May 5, 2023, at home. 
Born February 27, 1944, he was the son of the late James and Lorraine (Davis) Lowe. Dick grew up as an adventurous boy on the East Side of Pottsville. He graduated from PHS Class of 1962 and entered the United States Marine Corps. “Gunny” Lowe served in the early years of the Vietnam Conflict and later retired from the Marine Corps Reserves. He retired from PPL as an electrical repairman and was active in the local Marine Corps League.
He married the love of his life, Ann Kasinecz, on May 3, 1969, and they spent 53 years together prior to her passing. Dick enjoyed hiking, doing yardwork, riding motorcycles, spending time with family and friends, and rooting for the Philadelphia Phillies. 
He is survived by his brother James (Shirley), Reading; son, Greg (Erica), Pottsville; daughters Kelly Matuczinski (Greg), Fredericksburg, Va., and Colleen Halko (Joe), Atoka, Tenn.; grandchildren, Emily Matuczinski (Dylan), Saige Lowe, Bronwyn Gray, Erin Matuczinski and Brendan Welsh-Lowe; cousins, nieces and nephews, and many cherished childhood friends and fellow Marines.
A religious service will be held on Thursday, May 11th at 7 p.m. at the Robert A. Evans Jr.  Funeral Home in Port Carbon, with Pastor Jack Murray officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing on Thursday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Interment with military honors will be held at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 12th.  A procession will leave the Funeral Home on Friday at 8:30 a.m. 
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Diabetes Association or the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, organizations that were near and dear to him.
 Visit www.robertaevansjrfh.com to leave a condolence for the family. 

 

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Services

Open Viewing
Thursday
May 11, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home
208 Pike Street
Port Carbon, PA 17965

Religious Service
Thursday
May 11, 2023

7:00 PM
Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home
208 Pike Street
Port Carbon, PA 17965

Interment with Military Honors
Friday
May 12, 2023

10:00 AM
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville

Donations

American Diabetes Association
P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield VA 22116-7023
Web: http://www.diabetes.org

Tunnels to Towers Foundation
236 Hyland Blvd., Staten Island NY 10306
Tel: 1-718-987-1931
Web: http://www.T2T.org

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