LEVERETT - Milford D. Stowell, 84, passed away peacefully April 5, 2013.
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Milford was born May 13, 1928, in Leverett, to the late Glenn W. Stowell and Marion (Germain) Stowell, both of Leverett. He was the brother of Glenn W. Stowell Jr. and the late John Stowell.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce B. Stowell; daughter Susan and husband Jim Crowley of Florida; daughter Julie and husband Robert Hunton of Arizona; son Jeffrey M. Stowell and wife Jacquie of Leverett; son John Scheer and wife Sue of Vermont; and son James Scheer and wife Dara of North Carolina; nine grandchildren, Tom Crowley, Bob Hunton, Peter Hunton, Joshua Barber, Joseph Barber, Jessalynn Stowell, Jacob Stowell, Katie Scheer and Connor Scheer; along with three great-grandchildren.
He worked for the family owned and operated business, started by his father, Glenn W. Stowell, which later became Stowell Inc. Trucking, owned and operated with his brother, Glenn, Jr.
He was a member of the Leverett Congregational Church where donations may be made in his name at P.O. Box 324, Leverett, MA 01054.
A memorial service is planned for June 9, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Leverett Congregational Church, Leverett.
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on Apr. 9, 2013