HACKENSACK, N.J. – John W. Rowe III, a resident of Hackensack, died Saturday, March 5. He was 87.
He was born in Jersey City, raised in the Radburn section of Fair Lawn and settled in Hackensack. A veteran of the US Army, he served in the 1st Calvary Division during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1956. He was a graduate of the American Institute of Banking and Seton Hall University and was employed for 33 years by Oritani Savings & Loan, where he became vice president. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Trinity Council 747 in Hackensack.
He is survived by his wife, Angelina R. Rowe; his children, Kathy Flood and her husband, James, of Fayetteville, N.C., and Patricia Brown and her husband, Ted, of Ramsey; his grandchildren Jennifer Whitaker and her husband, William; Patricia Flood; Rhiannon Brown; Reilly Brown; and Shannon Brown; his sister, Claire Neal, of Owensboro, Ky.; and his brother, F. Warren Rowe, of Albuquerque, N.M.
He was predeceased by his mother, Francis Budd Rowe; his father, John W. Rowe II; and his sisters, Mary Budd Rowe and Jean Rowe.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 9, at Holy Trinity R.C. Church, 34 Maple Ave., Hackensack, with burial following at George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery, in Paramus.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be appreciated to Holy Trinity Church, 34 Maple Ave., Hackensack, NJ 07601, the Veterans Memorial Home at Paramus, 1 Veterans Drive, Paramus, NJ 07652 or Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth, P.O. Box 476, Convent Station, NJ 07961-0476.
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