2017-03-22 / Obituaries

Clayton Rowe

Clayton K. Rowe, 92, of Rome, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare Center.

He was born on March 12, 1925 in Margaretville, a son of the late Ernest and Winifred Edwards Rowe. On August 10, 1946 he was united in marriage to Ethel Rogers.

Clayton was employed by Local 60 Operating Engineers of Syracuse.

He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and James Dempsey of Vernon Center and Rebecca and Robert Bye of Rome; a brother, Robert Rowe of Rochester; a sister, Virginia Neiss of Lee; three grandchildren, Melissa Parry, Shelley Nowak, and Sharon Formikell; 11 great grandchildren and a special caregiver, Frederika Stanulevich.

Clayton was predeceased by his wife, Ethel, and a sister, Arlene Ingram.

A graveside service will be held in the spring at Rome Cemetery. There were no calling hours. Arrangements were by Strong- Burns and Sprock Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road, Rome.

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