Donald C. Rowe Jr., 84, of Lititz, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Born in Milton, he was the son of the late Donald C. and Sara Trutt Rowe. Don was the loving husband of the late Norma C. Bennett Rowe who died in November of 2016. For many years Don worked as a machinist for Manheim Specialty Machine Inc. He enjoyed hunting, camping, and going to the mountains to the family’s “Five Point Hunting Camp” in Union County. He loved rooting for his western Pennsylvania’s sports teams of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Penguins, and Steelers. Throughout his life, his passion was spending time with his family.
Surviving are three sons: Donald husband of Twyla Rowe of Westminster, MD., William husband of Rebecca Rowe of Stevens, Barry husband of Anita Rowe of Denver, a daughter, Lisa wife of Neal Mease of Ephrata, nine grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Don’s memorial service at the Buch Funeral Home, 216 South Broad Street, Lititz, on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Saturday morning from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Don’s memory to: American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603, or American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.