George WM Dower

  • Born: May 24, 1935
  • Died: June 16, 2019
  • Location: Newark, Delaware

R.T. Foard & Jones, Inc.

122 W. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711

Tel. (302) 731-4627

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to George by adding your memories and photos.

George WM Dower, age 84, of Newark, DE passed away June 16, 2019. He was born May 24, 1935 in Shenandoah, PA to the late George William Dower, Jr. and Katherine Dower (Whelan).

George was a Fleet Service Representative for U.S. Airways for 31 years and very well respected. He loved fishing and travelling. George and his wife owned a 40 foot RV and traveled 20 years during retirement. Their favorite trip together was to Alaska for three months. George was a member of the U.S. Air RV Club. The members of the club became his second family.

George is survived by his wife of 65 years, Patty L. Dower of Newark, DE; daughter, Wendy Schmid and her husband Bob of Newark, DE; son, David Dower and his wife Karen of Townsend, DE; son, Gary Dower and his wife Deanna of Newport, DE; grandchildren, Bobby, Lindsay, David, Joshua, and Casey; great-grandchildren, Ellis and Matilda; numerous nieces and nephews; and beloved cat, Baby.

Services for George WM Dower will be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "Make-A-Wish Foundation" and send in care of R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 West Main Street, Newark, DE 19711.


Condolence & Memory Journal

It was an absolute pleasure working with George when we worked for MBNA! He was like a member of the family to all of us! Please accept our condolences-our thoughts and prayers are with Dave and the family!!

Posted by Ray Haile - Tega Cay, SC - Coworker   June 20, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Uncle George was a wonderful man and will be missed. If I can do anything please let me know.

Posted by Jackie Lee - Wilmington, DE - Family Friend   June 19, 2019

Pat, Dave, Wendy and Gary, we are very sorry to hear about your husband and Dad. I know there is nothing we can do but please remember we are thinking of you during this sad time.

Posted by Vince and Karen Melchiorre - Aston, PA - Friend   June 19, 2019

Enjoyed our time together back in the 60's buddy. Thanks for the memories! Peace be with you!

Posted by Bob Palmer - winter haven, FL - Friend   June 18, 2019

Love and prayers for the Dower family. My dad was from Shenandoah too. Really awesome and good people came from Shenandoah. George Dower was certainly one of them.

John Jerzak

Posted by John Jerzak - Springfield, PA - Coworker   June 18, 2019

We will meet again at that great airport in the sky. God keep you close and console your family.
Ron Miccarelli (air freight).

Posted by Ronald Miccarelli - camden, DE - Coworker   June 17, 2019

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