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F. Warren Rowe

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F. Warren Rowe Obituary
Rowe, F. Warren

F. Warren Rowe, age 79, a resident of Albuquerque since 1980, died Sunday, June 18, 2017.

He is survived by his children, Victoria Rowe and partner, Carmelo Valone of Los Angeles, CA, Daniel Rowe and wife, Shannon of Albuquerque, and Adriana Roze and husband, David of Los Angeles, CA; five grandchildren, Isabella, Nathaniel, Gabriel, Sofia, and Sebastian; sister, Claire Neal; nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends. Warren was preceded in death by his wife, Camilla Tortoreto Rowe in 2004; brother, Jack Rowe; and sisters, Mary Budd Rowe and Sister Jean Rowe.

He was born in 1938 in Jersey City, New Jersey and attended Stanton Military Academy in Virginia until high school. He graduated from Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, NJ. After high school he joined the United States Army and proudly served in Germany. Warren then attended Humboldt State University where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Education. He married Camilla Tortoreto in 1965 and they began their family. Warren worked at Downey Community Hospital in the Human Resources Department for several years. They moved to Albuquerque to be near family in 1980 and he started CEF, Commercial Equipment Finance. Warren was involved in the Kiwanis Club of Albuquerque, and his favorite recreation was sailing and outdoor activities. He was a proud patron of the arts. Warren was a loving father, grandfather, and brother and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Cremation has taken place and a Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10:00 a.m. at John XXIII Catholic Community with a reception to follow. Interment will take place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Warren's name to the Camilla Rowe Memorial Scholarship Fund, camillarowe.org. Please visit our online guestbook for F. Warren Rowe at

Published in Albuquerque Journal on June 22, 2017
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