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March 9, 2013

Chester A. “Chet” “Pap” Lowe, 84, Liverpool

LIVERPOOL — Chester A. “Chet” “Pap” Lowe, 84, of Liverpool, entered into rest on Friday evening, March 8, 2013, at the Stonebridge Health and Rehabilitation Center, Duncannon.

Chester was born May 15, 1928, in Watts Township, Perry County, a son of the late Lawrence F. and Elizabeth (Miller) Lowe. On May 5, 1951 by Rev. G.D. Strail, he married the former Clara M. Stroup who survives. His passing breaks a loving marital union of 61 years.

He was a 1945 graduate of Newport High School.

Chester worked as a freight clerk for the Pennsylvania Railroad, Enola when he was inducted in the Army on Nov. 1, 1950 and served during the Korean War.

In partnership with his son, Chester acquired Jay’s Restaurant, Liverpool in 1972. The name would be later be changed to Lowe’s Restaurant. He later retired from Chromolloy American Corporation.

He was a member of the the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Liverpool, and a lifetime member and past commander of the Liverpool American Legion Post 364, Liverpool, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5049, Millerstown.

Chester enjoyed vintage radios.

In addition to his wife, Chester is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Bradley “Brad” and Leslie Lowe, with a great-grandson, Austin, a grandson Christopher Lowe and his wife, Debra, with great-granddaughter, Breanne; one sister, Jeanette Whitmer; one brother, Ernest Lowe and his wife, Barbara, with nephew, Mike, and niece, Diane.

He was preceded by his brother-in-law, William Whitmer.

Friends and family are invited to the viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 606 N. Front St., Liverpool, followed by the funeral at 11 with the Rev. Joseph Faust officiating.

Burial with full military rites accorded by the Liverpool American Legion Post 364 will be made in the Liverpool Union Cemetery.

Should friends desire, memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Chester to the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1000 N. Front St., Liverpool, PA 17045.

 

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