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Truxtun Hare Gowen Jr.

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Truxtun Hare Gowen Jr. Obituary
Truxtun "Tucker" Hare Gowen Jr., passed away on October 9, 2012 after his long and courageous fight beating AML Leukemia. Tucker is the son of Truxtun "Trucky" Hare Gowen Sr., formerly of Radnor, PA and Jennifer Beecher Gowen He was also the "BEST" big brother to Tristan, Lochlan, Finnian and Aisling Gowen, all from Southbury, CT. Tucker was a senior at Pomperaug High School and a member of the Symphonic Band and the Boys Varsity Swim Team. He tackled life and his Leukemia diagnosis with determination, a positive attitude and great sense of humor. One of his missions during his 6 month hospital stay was to provide hope and encouragement to the other children on 6 North at Children's Hospital Boston. He will be deeply missed by so very many people. God saw you getting tired, and a cure was not to be So he put His arms around you, and whispered "Come to Me". With tearful eyes we watched you, and saw you slip away Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best. Besides his parents, of Southbury, CT, he is survived by his grandparents; Tucker is the grandson of James and the late Patricia Beecher of Southbury, CT., Joseph and Katharine Wear of Dedham, MA, and George and Page Gowen of Pottstown, PA. He is the beloved nephew to Alex Beecher of Boston, MA, Scott and Megan Beecher of Southbury, CT, Kathleen and Dan Drews of Madison, CT, Harry and Molly Groome of Arlington, MA, George and Karen Gowen of Chadds Ford, PA, Jennifer and Jake George of Needham, MA, William and Laura Wear of Amherst, MA, and Katie and Christian Van Wely of Wakefield, MA. Tucker leaves behind many cousins that he adored and by whom he was loved. Harry and Lucy Copeland, Emily, Jordan and Sam Gowen, Hal and Charlie Groome, Nicholas, Josie and Bella George, Holiday and Lily Wear, and Danny and Bryan Drews. Calling hours will be held on Friday October 12th from 3 - 8pm in the chapel at Sacred Heart Church, 910 Main St. South, Southbury, CT. Funeral mass will be Saturday October 13th at 1pm at Sacred Heart Church. Burial will be held privately. Donations can be made in Tucker's memory to Luck2Tuck c/o Webster Bank 100 Main St. North Southbury, Ct 06488. The Southbury Funeral Home of Munson - Lovetere, 235 Main St. North, is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.munsonloveterefuneralhome.com

Published in Main Line Media News on Oct. 17, 2012
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