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Walter Alexander Dowers Jr.

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Walter Alexander Dowers Jr. Obituary
PRINCETON - Walter Alexander Dowers Jr., age 88, passed away May 12, 2014 at the University Medical of Princeton.
Born in Princeton and was a lifelong resident. He was a graduate of Princeton High School. Mr. Dowers retired from the Princeton Post Office with many years of service. He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Princeton where he was a longtime trustee and a faithful church worker. He was also a member of the American Legion, and was Fire Commissioner of the Kingston First Aid Squad. His hobbies and interests included archery, locksmithing, photography, worldwide travel, bowling, and martial arts.
Son of the late Walter Sr. and Anna Dowers, and husband of the late Estella Dowers, Mr. Dowers is survived by his brother, George and Lillian "Snooks" Dowers, nieces and nephews, George Dowers Jr. of Jersey City, Bryce Dowers of Ewing, Lori Dowers of Lawrenceville, devoted friend, Minnie Sumners of Ewing, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, at First Baptist Church John Street and Paul Robeson Place, Princeton. Calling hours will be from 9 a.m. until time of services at the church. Interment Franklin Memorial Park, North Brunswick. Arrangements are by the Hughes Funeral Home.
Published in The Trentonian on May 18, 2014
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