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Russell L. Lowman

July 16, 1938 ~ January 10, 2021 (age 82)


Russell L. Lowman “beloved father and grandfather”

TURTLEPOINT, Pa.---Russell L. Lowman, 82, a lifelong resident of Turtlepoint, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021, in Sena Kean Manor, Smethport, from complications of COVID-19.

Born on Saturday, July 16, 1938, in Olean, N.Y., he was a son of Chester and Daisy Belle Lowman. He was married to Judy K. Lowman, who passed away on June 10, 2015.

Russell was a graduate of Port Allegany High School. He was employed at the former Ethan Allen in Eldred until his retirement.

He was a member of Port Allegany Alliance Church. Russell enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family.

Surviving are a son, Christopher R. “Chris” (Leoma) Lowman of Eldred; four grandchildren, Kristopher E. Lowman, Elizabeth R. Lowman, Mikayla L. Post, and Alex L. Post; a brother, Robert (Brenda) Lowman of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

Russell was predeceased by his parents and wife.

In keeping the family’s wishes, there will be no public visitation or funeral services. Burial will be in Portage Valley Cemetery in Wrights.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Russell’s family has entrusted his care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

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