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Thomas "Tom" Charles Rowland

December 13, 1939 — March 9, 2023

Thomas "Tom" Charles Rowland

Thomas "Tom" Charles Rowland, 83, of Meadville, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2023.


Tom was born in Salamanca, NY, on December 13, 1939, a son of the late Charles E. and Mary Jane (Walton) Rowland.


On July 16, 1961, he married Sharon L. Craig; she survives.


Shortly after his 1958 graduation from Saegertown High School, Tom entered the US Marine Corps and served his country until his honorable discharge on March 30, 1962. He attained the rank of Corporal and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and Rifle Experts Badge. He began his Tool and Die career with Greenleaf Corp. before moving on to C & J Tool of Meadville, and in 2005, retired from Multi Tool of Saegertown. A member of the NRA and Black Ash Sportsman's Club, Tom enjoyed target shooting there as well as in Oil City. He also enjoyed watching and feeding the birds. He will be remembered as a good husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed.


In addition to his wife, Sharon, of 61 years, Tom is survived by two daughters Tina M. Bowersox (Thomas), Teresa L. Webber (Jason) both of Meadville; four grandchildren Matthew Bowersox (Savannah), Kelsey Bowersox, Noah Bowersox, Zachary Webber; a great granddaughter; two sisters Marjorie McKain, Patricia Zirkle both of Saegertown; many nieces and nephews.


A Memorial Service with Full Military Honors will be held at a later date which will be announced.


Tom will be laid to rest in Gravel Run Cemetery.


Arrangements are under the direction of STEPHEN P. MIZNER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 330 BROAD ST., SAEGERTOWN.


Share a memory or condolence at www.miznerfuneralhome.com



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