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Doris James Rowden

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Doris James Rowden Obituary
Doris James Rowden

AGE: 99 • Beachwood

Doris James Rowden, 99, passed into Eternal Life on Oct. 20, 2017. Born in Reedsville, Ohio, she moved to NJ at the age of 5 living in Lakewood, Toms River, and Beachwood. She was a 1938 graduate of Toms River High School. Doris was employed as head salesperson at the former Leet's Dept. Store, Toms River. She was a life member of the Beachwood Vol. Fire Co. Auxiliary, and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Beachwood, since 1965, where she volunteered in the education program for 25 years. Doris was an animal lover and avid bird-watcher.

She was predeceased by her husband George H. Rowden, in 2008. Surviving are her daughter Candace R. Bassat of Beachwood, and granddaughter and her husband Rhonda and Michael Rivera of East Hanover, NJ, and her two Siamese cats Asia and India.

A Memorial Service will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 130 Cable Ave. Beachwood on Friday, Oct. 27 at 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 130 Cable Ave. Beachwood, NJ 08722 or Associated Humane Society, 1 Humane Way, Forked River, NJ 08731.

Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, Toms River is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 23, 2017
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