Dow, Donald M. Sr. RENSSELAER Donald M. Dow Sr., 59, of Rensselaer, entered into eternal rest, Friday, May 10, 2013 at Albany Medical Center surrounded by his family. He is pre ceeded in death by his parents, John H. and G. Muriel (Schoch) Dow Jr. Donald M. Dow Sr. leaves behind cherished memories with his wife, Patricia (Brady) of 33 years; sons, Dennis Monroe Jr. (Bonnie), John Monroe, Donald Dow Jr. (Tessa) from Texas and Steven Dow; daughters, Tracy Monroe (Daniel Thomas) and Nicole Dow; 13 loving grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; siblings, Robert (Donna) Dow, Barbara (Joseph) Mastriano and William Dow. Donald was a loving father, husband and friend to all. He was a veteran of the United States Navy
and an active member of 37 years to the J.E. Zaloga Post #1520. Donald loved cooking for family, friends and various organizations he belonged to. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to family and friends. He was a bowler for many years, and enjoyed camping, playing horseshoes and doing odd jobs around the house. Donald was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. Relatives and friends are welcome to visit Donald M. Dow Sr. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 4-6 p.m., memorial services will follow at 6 p.m. at Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc., 165 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, N.Y. Interment will be at the discretion of the family.