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Robert Diggs "Bob" Lowe

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Robert "Bob" Diggs Lowe

AGE: 86 • Hockessin

Robert Diggs Lowe, age 86, passed away peacefully on December 18, 2015 at his retirement home in Hockessin, Delaware. Robert (Bob) was born in 1929 and he was one of 6 children born to Emory and Dorothy Lowe in Wilmington, Delaware. Bob was married to his beloved wife Mary for almost 65 years. They first met and later wed in the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Wilmington. He graduated from the University of Delaware in 1951 with a Mechanical Engineering degree and later earned an MBA. Bob served our country in the Army for two years followed by 12 years at General Electric where he helped develop the first generation of spy satellites. Bob's love for his family and positive attitude are his legacy.

Bob is survived by his wife, Mary; 4 children: Mark (Elizabeth) Lowe, Taccie (Charles) Hall, Laurie (Mike) Roy, and Shelley Phillips; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Stephen Phillips.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 11 AM in Westminster Presbyterian Church, Pennsylvania Ave. at Rodney St., Wilmington, DE. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob's memory to VITAS Community Connection [email protected] or The Paris Foundation, 229 S Bridge St, Elkton, MD 21921. For directions or to send an online condolence, visit

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Published in The News Journal on Jan. 6, 2016
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