NASHUA - Edwin Titus Lowe, 83, of Nashua died surrounded by family on Wednesday morning, May 23, 2012, at the Courville at Nashua.
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He was born in Hackensack, N.J., on June 5, 1928, a son of the late Frederick R. and Helena M. (Littlefield) Lowe.
Edwin was raised and educated in Ridgefield Park, NJ. He was a graduate of Pace University.
Mr. Lowe's career as a banker spanned more than 40 years, working in several area banks, including the former Indian Head Bank and the former Bank of New Hampshire. He also worked for the Small Business Administration.
Mr. Lowe is remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.
His favorite pastime was going to his camp on Paugus Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee, family-owned since 1937. Fraternally, he was a life member of the Lions Club, and was also a past-president. He was awarded a Melvin Jones Fellow for his service to the Lions Club. At one time, he served as treasurer for the Hunt Community.
Ed's greatest joys were attending his grandchildren's athletic events, boating on the lake and he also enjoyed woodworking He was an active member of The First Church U.C.C. (Congregational) in Nashua. He was a 50-year member of the church and served for many years as their treasurer.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Lowe was predeceased by his brother, F. Raymond Lowe Jr. and his wife Barbara A. (Baxter) Lowe.
He is survived by his children and their spouses; Thomas S. and Kristin Lowe of Peabody, Mass.; Russell E. and Sarah Lowe of Auburn, Mass.; and Barb A. and Brian Rodgers of Springfield; his grandchildren, Megan Lowe and her fiancé Gary Richtmeyer of Lowell Mass.; Ryan Lowe of Charlton, Mass.; Rebecca Lowe of Auburn, Mass.; Michael and Tara Rodgers of Haverhill, Mass.; Courtney (Rodgers) and Ryan Davis of Springfield; Lindsay Rodgers of Oklahoma City, Ok., and Sgt. Patrick Rodgers serving with the U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan; his great-grandchildren, Ella Rodgers, Elijah and Noah Cronin, and Joshua Thompson, all of Haverhill Mass., and Lily Davis of Springfield; his step-children, Michael and Kathy Eason of Nashua; Stephanie Poisson of Gilford and Debra and Christian Zimmermann of Gilford; his step-grandchildren, Jonathan, Ashley and Amy Eason, all of Nashua; Zachary Poisson of Gilford, and Zane and Zoe Zimmermann of Gilford; and his step great-grandchildren, Natalie Cooper and Charlotte Ducheneau; a sister-in-law, Gladys Lowe of New Rochelle Park., N.J.; and his longtime companion Barbara Rodgers of Hudson.
SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock Street, Nashua, from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2012.
A celebration of his life will be held at The First Church, UCC (Congregational), One Concord St., Nashua on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at 10 a.m.
Interment prayers and burial will follow at Edgewood Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial donation to The First Church, One Concord St., Nashua, 03064 or Home Health and Hospice Care, 7 Executive Drive, Merrimack 03054.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Aynsley Place, Courville at Nashua, and Home Health and Hospice Care for their endless support and comfort during this difficult time.
The Davis Funeral Home in Nashua is in charge of arrangements.
An online guestbook is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com. (603) 883-3401. "One memory lights another."
Davis Funeral Home
1 Lock Street
Nashua, NH 03064-2238
Published in Union Leader on May 25, 2012