William J. Lowry

William J. Lowry

April 13th, 1930 May 26th, 2019

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Obituary for William J. Lowry

William Bill "Bish" Lowry of Somerville. Passed away at the age of 89 after a brief illness. United States Coast Guard during in Korean War, 1950-1953. Letter Carrier for United States Postal Service for 36 years. Member of NALC union for over 60 years. Survived by Gertrude (Thomas), his wife of 65 years, "My Funny Valentine.” Loving father of Brian Lowry and wife Tammy of Derry, NH, Kevin Lowry and partner Tim May of Somerville, MA, Gerard Lowry and wife Phyllis of Framingham, MA, Elizabeth Lowry of St Augustine, FL, Elaine Ferrera and husband Rob, of Wilmington, MA. Devoted grandfather of Meghan, Jenna, Brian, Stephen, Lauren, Alexander, Emma, Corrin, Sofia, Stephanie, Scott, and Neal. Great grandfather of Skye, Owen and Antonio. Bill was a longtime active member of St Johns Parish in Cambridge, serving as an Eucharistic minister and Altar server. Longtime member of Knights of Columbus, Retired Men's Club of Arlington, and "Singing Grand-pops". Bill Loved to golf, sing, travel, and spend time with his family and many friends. He was quick with a joke and a smile. He will be missed by all. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation at the Keefe Funeral Home. 2175 Mass Ave, North Cambridge on Saturday from 4-6 pm. Services will be held at a later date. To send an online condolence visit

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Keefe Funeral Home - Cambridge
    2175 Massachusetts Avenue
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    Saturday, June 8th, 2019
    4:00pm - 6:00pm
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Mark Minichiello

Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss as no words can describe the loss you must be feeling.
Comment | Posted at 11:09am via Condolence

Clare Gardiner

Phyllis and Gerard
My deepest sympathy on the loss of your dad. May all your wonderful memories help you through this difficult time. Sincere condolences to you and all your family.
Comment | Posted at 02:20am via Condolence

Mark Bove

Gerard, Phylis and family-
So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all. Mark Bove & Bill Fraher
Comment | Posted at 06:44pm via Condolence


My Dad was a great husband,father, father-in-law, brother, uncle, grandfather, friend And my BEST friend Thank you for every thing you every Did. Love you always, Brian
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