Donald P. Owens
1950 - 2020
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Donald P. Owens
Donald P. Owens, 69, of Danbury, husband of Mary Ellen "Mel" (nee Nugent) Owens, died on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Danbury Hospital.
Mr. Owens was born in Yonkers, New York, June 6, 1950, a son of the late Thomas W. and Marjorie (nee Merkle) Owens. He attended Yonkers schools, Westchester Community College and the University of West Virginia.
A radio technician, Mr. Owens was first employed by the Motorola Corporation and Electronic Service Solutions of Elmsford, NY for the past forty years. He also owned and operated his own business in Yonkers in the interval between Motorola and Electronic Service Solutions.
An area resident since 1985 coming from Yonkers, Mr. Owens enjoyed riding motorcycle, was an avid fan of the NY Yankees, an advocate of animal rights and was a Jack of All Trades.
He was a member of St. James' Episcopal Church of Danbury.
In addition to his wife Mary Ellen of forty years, Mr. Owens is survived by three sons, Kenneth P. Owens, Daniel T. Owens and Matthew W. Owens; a brother Thomas W. Owens, Jr. and his wife Betty-Jo and a niece, Melissa A. Berg and her husband Brian.
A private graveside funeral ceremony will take place in Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY.
Due to the health crisis emergency, there will be a Memorial Service for friends and family planned in the future when conditions improve and gatherings are once again permitted.
To send condolences to the family, please send to www.jowdykanefuneral home.net or to mowens1@sbcglobal.net.
Contributions in Mr. Owens' memory may be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. www.aspca.org/donate.
Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury is in charge of arrangements.



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Published in Danbury News Times on Apr. 6, 2020.
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April 10, 2020
Sorry for the loss.
Condolences for the family.
Love from the whole Indian Subcontinent.
Sri Harsha G
April 10, 2020
We are saddened by the loss of Don . Sending our love and support to you and the boys .
Dennis and Pam Petruzzelli
April 10, 2020
I am so saddened to hear the loss of Don. We grew up in the same building on Caryl Avenue. He was always a gentleman. My condolences to his entire family. Gone too soon. May he RIP
Mary Carberry
April 9, 2020
Maryellen and family,
I am so sorry for your loss.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sincerely,
Donna
April 9, 2020
It seems like a lot of people here knew Mr. Owens from Dr. Mike's video about COVID-19. May he rest in peace, from Indonesia.
April 9, 2020
Dr. Mike brought Dr. Owens to many of our attention. Condolences and love to the family.
John
April 8, 2020
Just like Ms. Joanne Maine, I saw Dr. Donald P. Owens' name at the end of Dr. Mike's video. I wish much courage for this family. May you find peace during this challenge and these unprecedented times. My condolences.
April 8, 2020
Winnie Li
April 8, 2020
I saw this name on Dr. Mikes video on YouTube at the end his video was in memory of Donald P. Owens....touched my heart and I came to see who this special person was. So sorry for your loss.
Joanne Maine
Acquaintance
April 8, 2020
I saw this name on Dr. Mikes video on YouTube at the end his video was in memory of Donald P. Owens....touched my heart and I came to see who this special person was. So sorry for your loss.
Joanne
Acquaintance
April 8, 2020
I'm so sorry for your loss!
from Illinois.
Theresa Tucker
April 7, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at such a difficult time
Ferne Capellaro
April 7, 2020
Sorry to hear the bad news, Don was a great leader of his usher team
when I was there at St. James and will be fondly remembered by me.
Bob Strolin
April 7, 2020
My condolences to the family.
Jonathan Hall
April 6, 2020
You were a gentleman and very easy to work with. I'm sorry for your suffering from this terrible virus - you didn't deserve it.
Vinnie Campisi
April 6, 2020
To the Owens family, We are saddened by the loss of your husband and father. We are praying for all of you to find peace.
Sincerely,Tom,Pat,Christa,Mike and Johanna Mahalik
April 6, 2020
Very sorry that Don is no longer with us. Heartfully sorry for his family. One memory that I have working with Don for many years was his work ethic: "If I can crawl to my car, I'm going to work". He will be missed.
Ed Blake
April 6, 2020
Mary Ellen and family, so very sorry for the loss of your husband and father. May love be what you remember most.
Marci Kaminski
April 6, 2020
I was so sorry to hear Don's passing. May God bless you and your family at this time of sorrow.
Deborah Kaufmann
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