Pauline Ruth (Miller) Lowe, 85

December 05, 2009

MAY 26, 1924-DEC. 3, 2009

Mrs. Pauline Ruth (Miller) Lowe, 85, of Fairfield, Pa., entered into eternal rest at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, at Gettysburg Hospital.

Born May 26, 1924, in Greensburg, Md., she was the daughter of the late Herman E. and Nellie (Martin) Miller. She lived her early life in Greensburg where she attended school.

She and her husband, the late Mr. Robert F. Lowe, were married June 30, 1942, in Smithsburg, Md. They lived in Fairfield since 1946. He died July 7, 2004.


Mrs. Lowe was a homemaker who was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking, reading and bird watching.

She was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Fountaindale.

Mrs. Lowe is survived by four children, Robert W. Lowe of Fairfield, Linda K. Watson and Ruth A. Watson, both of Blue Ridge Summit, and Ronald L. Lowe of Waynesboro; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Fred Miller of Smithsburg; three sisters, Lillian Pryor and Kathleen Dewease, both of Smithsburg and Rosalie Forrest of Waynesboro; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her mother, father and husband, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Mary (Bowman) Miller; a sister, Gladys Bigelow; and a brother, Richard Miller.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, with Pastor Heather Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in Fountaindale Union Cemetery, Liberty Township, Adams County, Pa.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 654 Old Waynesboro Road, Fairfield, PA 17320.

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