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Pat Dowd, 67 of Marysville, WA passed away February 11, 2013 after a courageous 2-1/2 year battle with cancer surrounded in the loving arms of his family.
James Patrick "Pat" Dowd
Pat was born on December 17, 1945 in Seattle, WA
He served in the US Navy aboard the USS Bennington in 1964.
Pat was owner of Omni Homes Inc. where he built custom homes in the Snohomish County area for over 30 years. He finally retired in 2002 when he and his loving wife Jo Ann moved to Kona, Hawaii.
He earned his captain's license in 2007. Pat was taught by the locals in Hawaii how to fishnet. Pat was a master wood craftsman, enjoyed scuba diving, boating and surfing. He also loved to hear and tell a good joke. Pat was an avid reader, always seeking more knowledge.
He and his wife took a road trip in April 2012 which he drove 10,000 miles across the USA. Pat led his family to the Catholic church and gave them faith in God. He cared and loved his wife and family tremendously.
Pat will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his father, James; brother, Tom; grandmother, Marjorie; grandson, Kyle; mother, Valencia.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jo Ann; three daughters, Tina (John), Christine (Tom), and LaLaina (Olav); one son, Joshua (Theresa); 11 grandchildren, Keith, Kurtis, Kody, Kristian, Jake, Cloe, Olivia, Ingrid, Kayla, Shawna, and Rylee; one great-grand-daughter, Kenzie; one brother, Bill (Viola).
Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 4200 88th St NE Marysville, WA 98270.
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Published in The Herald (Everett) from Feb. 16 to Feb. 17, 2013