(cnbnews.net)On November 23, 2012. Age 64. Of Oaklyn. Formerly of Gloucester City. Cherished son of the late Patrick J. Rowan, Sr. and the late Marion B. Rowan (nee Bignell) Dear brother of Thomas E. Rowan, Kathleen M. Rowan and Maryann (William) Hook. Cherished uncle of Patricia Hook. Beloved nephew of Claire (Henry) Murphy and Margaret Keenan. Also survived by many cousins.
Patrick was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1966. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Villanova University in 1970 and his Master’s Degree from Glassboro State in 1976. Patrick was a Teacher / Administrator for 41 years at Paul VI High School in Haddon Township. Patrick enjoyed fishing in Cape May and was a longtime member of the Cape May Marlin and Tuna Club.
Relatives, friends, Paul VI High School administration, faculty, staff, students and all alumni are kindly invited to attend his viewing on Tuesday evening from 6 to 9 PM and again on Wednesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at St. Vincent Pallotti Church (St. Joseph the Worker Parish): 901 Hopkins Road, Haddon Township, NJ. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 11 AM in the church. Interment with his late parents in New Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr.
Family requests memorial donations in lieu of flowers to Paul VI High School: 901 Hopkins Rd., Haddonfield, NJ 08033 or to St. Mary’s R.C. Church Special Fund: 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Please write in memo: Patrick J. Rowan, Jr.
Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Patrick J. Rowan, Jr. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142