Nelson H. ‘Sticker’ Lowe Jr.
Nelson H. “Sticker” Lowe Jr., 93, of Water St., Muncy and of Wolf Run Assisted Living, Hughesville, for the past two years, died Thursday, June 13, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport.
Born Sept. 11, 1925, in Muncy, he was a son of the late Nelson H. and Mary L. (Whipple) Lowe. On July 18, 1954, he married the former, Jean A. Stiger. Together they celebrated 63 years of marriage until her passing Dec. 13, 2017.
Sticker worked as an assembler at the former Sprout-Waldron, now Andritz, for almost 50 years and was a member of the Quarter Century Club.
He served honorably with the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the Bower Decker American Legion Post 251, Montgomery, and the Roland Ritter Post 268 American Legion, Muncy, where he also served as past commander. Sticker was also a member of the Edward Smith Post 3428 VFW, the Muncy Lodge No. 299 F & AM, the Williamsport Consistory, the 40 & 8 S.O.L. Club, the Grotto 1304, South Williamsport, and the Loyal Order of Moose No. 866 Muncy Valley. He was a past member of the Muncy Fire Company.
He was of the Baptist faith.
An avid outdoorsman, Sticker enjoyed hunting and was a member of the Warrensville Hunting Club. He was fond of collecting coins. Most of all, Sticker loved spending time with his family and grandchildren, including many summers at their river lot, where he tended to his garden and peddled his veggies to the neighbors.
Surviving are five children, Valerie A. Rowan, of Carson City, Nev., Melanie L. Rupert and her husband, John, of Dallas, Connie J. Entz and her husband, Mark, of Montgomery, Todd N. Lowe, of Hughesville, and Marc C. Lowe and his wife, Traci, of Muncy; a sister, Janet C. Watts, of Muncy; five grandchildren, Stephanie, Sarah, Cory, Ashlee and Allyson; and five great-grandchildren, Kailyn, Cameron, Adalia, Aurora and Jaxon.
In addition to his wife and parents he was predeceased by a son-in-law, Tony Rowan; six brothers, Robert W., Max D., Paul S., Nile, Donald F. and Mac D. Lowe Sr.; and three sisters, Edna B. Dubois, Lois Waldman and Sylvia L. Lyons.
Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, at Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St., Muncy, where the funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday.
Burial with full military honors will follow in Twin Hills Memorial Park, Muncy.
The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to the Edward J. Smith Post 3428 V.F.W., 12 N. Market St., Muncy, PA 17756.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.grenoblefuneralhome.com.