February 26, 2013

Robert Russell Towndrow

TICONDEROGA — Robert Russell Towndrow, 88, of Ticonderoga, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Heritage Commons Residential Healthcare of Ticonderoga, surrounded by his loving family.

Born Feb. 22, 1925 in Tarrytown, New York, he was the son of the late George and Pearl (Demas) Towndrow. Mr. Towndrow was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during W.W. II. He was a resident of North White Plains for many years, where he was in the restaurant and catering business. He was the owner and operator of the North Castle Restaurant of White Plains and the Village Inn of Bedford Village.

He served as a volunteer fireman in North White Plains for many years. Bob moved to Ticonderoga in 2008. He was known to be a gracious host who especially enjoyed serving and the company of his friends and family.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Joan N. (Maxwell) Towndrow; three children, Robert Towndrow Jr. of Yonkers, N.Y., Lynn Romano of Goldens Bridge, NY, and Mary Jo Garrity of Carmel, N.Y.; two sisters, Marge Butkuvitch of Bridgeport, Conn. and Sally Weaver of N.C.; and several grandchilldren. He is also survived by two brothers-in-law, Charles Maxwell and his wife, Janet and William Bolton and his wife, Sandra; and one sister-in-law, Carol Johnson and her husband, Gregory; and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may call Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 from 12:00 noon until 1:30 p.m. at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Ticonderoga. The Rev. Kevin D. McEwan, Pastor, will officiate and the Mass will be con-celebrated by the Rev. Timothy G. Canaan. The Rite of Committal will take place at a later date at the family plot of the Valley View Cemetery of Ticonderoga.

Mr. Towndrow's family would like to thank Heritage Commons Adirondack Wing and High Peaks Hospice for the wonderful care, Bob received during his two month stay at the Nursing Home.

Donations in his memory may be made to Interlakes Health, Heritage Commons Adirondack Wing, 1019 Wicker Street, Ticonderoga, NY 12883.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • ThwaitsZaumetzer.jpg_84.jpg Catherine M. "Kay" Nolan

    AU SABLE FORKS — Catherine M. "Kay" Nolan passed away on July 21, 2014, at Clare Bridge in Winter Haven, Fla., she was 96 years old.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • JeffreyJPier.jpg_85.jpg Jeffrey J. Pier

    WADDINGTON — Jeffrey J. Pier of Waddington, N.Y. passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends Friday July 4, 2014 at Potsdam Hospital after an 18 month battle with kidney cancer.

    July 25, 2014 2 Photos

  • NancyChristian.jpg Nancy Carol Christian

    MORIAH — Nancy C. Christian, 73, of Moriah passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Hospital.

    July 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • WilforeRobert1.jpg Robert "Bob" Wilfore

    PLATTSBURGH — Robert "Bob" Wilfore, 83, of Butler Road, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at his home, under the care of Hospice of the North Country.

    July 24, 2014 3 Photos

  • RWWalker.jpg Charlotte D. Bolles

    PLATTSBURGH — Charlotte D. Bolles, 86, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Meadowbrook Healthcare Facility. 

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • CarolMSouliere.jpg Carol M. Souliere

    GLENMONT, NY — Carol M. Souliere, 67, of Glenmont, N.Y., passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014 at her home with family at her bedside, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

    July 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • ChateaugayFuneralHome.jpg Nelson R. Charland

    MERRILL — Nelson R. Charland, 56, of 96 Shuffs Road, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at his home.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • CecilPelkey.jpg Cecil Pelkey

    BLOOMINGDALE — Mr. Cecil Pelkey, known to everyone as "Pete" passed away July 19, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family and under to care of Hospice.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • StacyJoseph.jpg Joseph P. Stacy

    TICONDEROGA — Joseph P. Stacy, 46, of Ticonderoga, went to the loving arms of our Lord, with his family and friends by his side after a courageous fight with cancer on Monday, July 21, 2014.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • CoffeyFuneralHome.jpg Patrick Jay Downs

    HARROGATE, TN. — Patrick Jay Downs went to be with our Lord, July 20, 2014, after a long hard—fought battle with cancer.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

Death Notices