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Elmer Furbish Gowen
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1921
Somerville
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1965
Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Cause of death - Kidney disease.

Occupation - Corrections officer.

On 1 September 1942 Elmer enlisted for service in WW II. He served his country in the 115th Anti-aircraft Artillery Gunnery Battalion until March 21, 1946.

Elmer and Claire married
on 24 January 1949
at Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
They were the parents of six children.

WALPOLE TIMES - 17 June 1965:
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Elmer F. Gowen, age 44, passed away on Thursday June 10 in the Veterans's Hospital following an extended illness.
He had made his home at Norfolk for the
past 6 years, he had previously resided
at Somerville and Foxboro.
A veteran of World War II, he saw action
for 4 years in the European theater.
For the past 15 years he had been a corrections officer at Norfolk.
He was a member of St. Jude's Holy Name Society; Walpole Post No. 5188 Veteran's of Foreign Wars; Thomas H. Crowley Post No. 104, American Legion; and the Disabled American Veteran's of Norwood.
A Requiem High Mass was sung in St. Jude's Church at Norfolk.
Interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Elmer Furbish Gowen (1895 - 1953)
  Ethel Mary Clifford Gowen (1897 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Claire Elaine Cullen Gowen (1928 - 2009)
 
 Siblings:
  Elmer Furbish Gowen (1921 - 1965)
  Donald Clifford Gowen (1923 - 1930)*
  Barbara May Gowen Joliat (1924 - 1971)*
  Gerald Charles Gowen (1930 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Cemetery
West Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: 'Field of St. Anthony' Section 1; Lot 342; Grave 1
 
Maintained by: Ralph Gowen
Originally Created by: Yvonne Gowen
Record added: Feb 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65419833
Elmer Furbish Gowen
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Elmer Furbish Gowen
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Elmer Furbish Gowen
Added by: Yvonne Gowen
 
 
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 Added: Jun. 23, 2014

- Yvonne Gowen
 Added: Dec. 23, 2011
 
 
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