Rowland Carver

Rowland K. Carver
Rowland K. Carver, 84, of Bethlehem, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Jean M. (Walbert) Carver and the late Jean (McNitt) Carver, who passed away in 1971. Born in Fredericksburg, VA, he was the son of the late Rowland K. Carver, Sr. and Dorothea V. (Farmer) Carver Durett. He served his country in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. Rowland worked for Bell Labs as an assistant member of the technical staff and Supervisory Committee for 32 years until retiring in 1987. He was also a Director of the Western Electric Credit Union. Rowland was a member of the Telephone Pioneers, the Lehigh Valley Computer Club and served as Treasurer of the Astronomy Club and was also a private pilot until the late 1990s. Survivors: His loving wife, Jean; daughters, Rebecca K. Cappella of Cold Water, MI and Sandra L. (Carver) Woodman of Catasauqua; stepsons, Rick Bair and his wife, Arielle, of Northampton and Keith Bair and his wife, Kathy, of Longwood, FL; brothers, Robert W. Carver of Richmond, VA and William R. Carver of Fredericksburg, VA; sister, Diane Newton of Chancelorsville; three grandchildren, Alex, Jason and Sara. Services: A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 15, 2013, in the Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St., Bethlehem, where friends may call from 2 p.m. until the time of the service. A memory tribute may be placed at Contributions: To the , CenterPointe II, Suite 103, 1160 Route 22 East, Bridgewater, NJ 08807.

Funeral Home

The Long Funeral Home, Inc.
500 Linden Street Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 866-8059

Published in Morning Call on Sept. 10, 2013