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AGE: 96 • Piscataway
Anne Dowd, 96, with her family at her bedside passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 at Bridgeway Rehabilitation and Care Facility in Hillsborough. Born in Manhattan, daughter of the late William and Anastasia Kosciw, she was a long time resident of Piscataway. In addition to being a devoted homemaker, Mrs. Dowd worked as a secretary for Eagle Pencil Co. in Manhattan, NY and later Shield Aerosol in Piscataway. Her greatest joy was caring for her family and in later years, her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mrs. Dowd was predeceased by her husband, James in 2011. She is survived by her son, Thomas and wife Rosemary of Hillsborough, NJ; her son, Kevin and wife Susan of Piscataway, NJ; daughter, Anne and husband Ron Thomas of Homosassa, FL; her grandchildren, Steven, Scott, Stephanie, Rochelle, Joshua, and Laurie, and was predeceased by her grandson, Kevin. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Joseph, Devin, Kenzy, Amanda, Sean, Selena, Serenity, Griffin James, and Karlie. She was predeceased by her great-granddaughter, Alyssa.
Viewing will be held on Friday, February 7, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Sheenan Funeral Home, 233 Dunellen Ave. in Dunellen. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 8 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Piscataway. Cremation will be private.
Published in Courier News on Feb. 6, 2014