Skip to main content

Robert Williams Rowland, 87

August 11, 2014

Robert Williams Rowland, 87, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on Aug. 2, 2014.

Robert was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran who served in the South Pacific.

He was a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology (associate’s degree) and earned a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Science in Distributive Education from Richmond Professional Institute.

Bob spent a career in education and retired as the executive director of the Huntingdon County Area Vocational Technical School.

He was an active member of the American Legion.

He had a life-long love of sailing, fishing and football.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Rowland.

He is survived by his sons, Douglas (Arlene), Mark (Joan Marie) and Robert Rowland; grandchildren Scott, Rachelann, Jacquelyn, Mark, Bobby and Nora Rowland; and great-grandchildren Matthew and
Michael Rowland.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown, Pa.

To sign Robert's online guest registry, please visit www.surprisefuneralcare.com.

Punxsy's own Devin Mesoraco reportedly signed a four-year extension with the Cincinnati Reds on Monday, avoiding...
PUNXSUTAWNEY — During this season of cold and sometimes freezing weather, if you're looking for a way to warm up, then...
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Our little town recently saw the arrival of country Star Wynonna Judd, and now, to help the country fans...
On Defend Against Cancer Night at PAHS, the Lady Chucks turned up the defensive pressure to match...
The Lady Chucks and Chucks basketball teams, in addition to the wrestling squad, were all in action...
On Monday night, Ethan Riley (pictured here firing up a shot over Brookville's Jordan Tosh) and...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes