CORNISH, N.H. - Lawrence Joseph Nowlan Jr. of Cornish, N.H., died on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. He was 48 years old.
Nowlan was born to the late Lawrence and Jeanne Nowlan, January 11, 1965, in Philadelphia, Pa., and raised in the city's Overbrook section.
Doobie graduated from Archbishop John Carroll High School in 1983. He received a BA in Fine Art from Millersville University in Millersville, Pa., in 1987 and in 1996, earned an MA from the New York Academy of Art Graduate School of Figurative Art.
He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Heather Wiley; two children, Monet, 7, and Teelin, 4; six siblings, Peter, Jeanne, Susan, Joseph, Nancy and Danielle; many cousins, nieces, and nephews; and countless friends from a life well lived.
A public memorial will be held on Friday, August 9, starting at 4:00 p.m. at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, N.H. A memorial tribute in the Philadelphia area will be announced at a later date.
The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor, Vt., is assisting with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to Doobie's family in an online guest book at www.knightfuneralhomes.com
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to a children's educational fund at People's United Bank, FBO Heather Nowlan, 50 North Main St., Windsor, VT 05089.