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Charles Joseph "Charlie/Dude" Dowd
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1944
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 2012
Haigler
Dundy County
Nebraska, USA

Survived by his wife of 45 years, Patricia Dowd, children Jennifer Dowd and Kevin Dowd, two grandchildren, brothers James, John and Philip. He is also survived and will be missed terribly, by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Charlie was a graduate of St. Philip's School, a student at St Joseph's Seminary as well as a graduate of St. Ignatius High School, and San Francisco State University. Charlie was a Army reservist, dedicated retired member of the San Francisco Fire Department, and successful owner of BMC Tax & Business Services in Burlingame.

Charlie will long be remembered for his dynamic personality, crazy sense of humor, goofy storytelling, love of travel and thirst for adventure. From family camping trips every summer in Lake Wildwood (Penn Valley,) to 17 different cruises with his wife, to his many, many trips to Montreal to visit his son and grandchildren, he never tired of traveling to destinations, old and new. And, he always went a different route; by plane, train, car or boat. Charlie was known for giving unique nicknames to everyone. He was a huge fan of Taco Bell and especially loved dining at the Taco Bell in Linda Mar Beach, Pacifica, California.

Friends and family celebrated Charlie's life at a Mass of Christian burial at St Phillip's Church, 725 Diamond Street, San Francisco, with private interment following at a later date.


 
 
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Record added: Sep 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97770109
Charles Joseph Charlie/Dude Dowd
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