MOUNTAIN LAKE - Lowell Earwood, 77, of Mountain Lake in Warren County, passed away Feb. 17, 2013, at Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Clare's, Dover, after a brief battle with cancer.
He was born Aug. 4, 1935, in Huntington W.Va., son of the late James Lester and Lily Erwin Earwood. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Leon Earwood, Larry Earwood; and sister, Osa Williams.
Lowell worked for the Federal Housing Administration for many, many years and eventually ran his own real estate appraisal business before retiring.
Lowell is survived by his son, Keith Earwood and wife, Karen; daughter, Molly Josimov and partner, Sean Meaney; daughter, Arianne Dugasz and husband, Anthony; son, Joshua Earwood and partner, Erin Mahoney; and five grandchildren, Jayme, Emily and Sophie Earwood and Logan and Gavin Dugasz. Lowell also is survived by three brothers, Eddie, Jerry and Charles Earwood; and three sisters, Wilma Burdette, Shirley Reynolds and Linda Roberts; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21. Funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. during the visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Joan Knechel Cancer Center c/o HRMC, 657 Willow Grove St., Hackettstown, NJ 07840 or at www.hrmcnj.org