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ROGER DOWLIN Roger Dowlin, 91, died of cancer February 1, 2012. Raised in Downingtown and North Wales by grandparents, Martha and Luther Dowlin, he graduated from the former North Wales High. He was a WWII Marine sergeant serving in Iwo Jima. He married Judy Kennan on August 31, 1946, earned his Wharton School MBA at Penn, and raised his family in Ambler. He worked for Philco and Sauers Real Estate. Roger was a baseball coach, golfer, Democrat, and family historian. He was lead singer of the "Dowlin Family Singers". Roger developed strong friendships walking the Montgomery Mall. He was honest, loyal, and generous, caring for his wife for years before her death from dementia. He is survived by children, Ruth, Wayne, Joan, (daughter Nancy died in 2007); seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial will be Feb. 11, at 5PM at the Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, 701 Derstine Ave., Lansdale. Donations can be made to Caring Hospice at www.caringhospice.com.

Published in The Reporter on Feb. 6, 2012
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