William C. Dow, 79, 0f Enfield, husband of the late Lillian L. Dow, passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at Evergreen Health Care Facility in Stafford Springs.
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Bill was born in Hartford on Dec. 7, 1930, son of the late William C. and Marion (Connolly) Dow. Bill worked for many years at Conn Mutual Ins. Co., Hartford where he performed specialty printing the company required. Bill is a member of the CT Valley Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society as well as a member of the Ct. Electric Railway of East Windsor. This is where Bill spent many pleasurable hours as a motorman on the trolleys and relating the history to everyone on his run. Bill is a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church and a member of Masonic Composite Lodge 28 A.F. & A.M. of Suffield.
Bill was predeceased by his sister, Marjorie (Dow) Bragg, and is survived by his nephews, Richard L. Bragg and wife, Jeannette, William L. Bragg and wife, April; great-nephews, Darren R. Bragg and wife, Emma, Michael W. Bragg and wife, Christy, Richard Bragg, Ralph A. Bragg and wife, Sharon; and great-niece, Sheila Wilson and husband, Steven.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Evergreen Health Care Facility for their excellent care given to Bill. We would also like to thank Bill's many friends at the Country Diner and Ann's Pizza for their concern.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 7, 2010, 11 a.m. at the Rose Hill Funeral Home, 580 Elm St., Rocky Hill. Burial will be in Rose Hill Memorial Park.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. just prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Conn. Electric Railway of East Windsor.
Published in Journal Inquirer from June 5 to June 9, 2010