Stephen M. Rowan
Born: 05/01/1920
Died: 07/10/2016
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Stephen M. Rowan

Stephen M. Rowan passed away, peacefully, on July 10, 2016, at the age of 96.  Stephen was a lifelong resident of Jersey City.  He was employed as a machinist for American Can Company in Jersey City for twenty eight years and later, in the same capacity, for Phelps Dodge in Elizabeth, NJ, until he retired.

Stephen was a proud World War II Veteran of the U.S. Army as well as a faithful and longtime parishioner of St. John the Baptist Church.  He is survived by his beloved wife of fifty five years, Loretta (nee Hagan) Rowan, loving daughter, Sharon Rowan and her husband Frank Campana; grandchildren Jennifer and Stephen as well as nieces, nephews and friends throughout the Jersey City and parish community.  Stephen is predeceased by his brothers, Mark, James, Thomas, John and Frank.

Visitation will be held at McLaughlin Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, from 3 to 7 PM.  Family and friends are requested to assemble at St. John the Baptist Church on Wednesday morning at 10 AM for a Mass of Christian Burial.  Interment will follow in New Jersey Veteran's Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a Veterans Charity or Organization. 


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Dad. We all love you very much and will miss you so much. Rest in peace. You are my buddy . I've enjoyed every minute with you. Your humor and sincerety are to be admired , Your strength and tenacity is amazing. You're home now with your mom and dad , brothers and sister. Rest in peace dear Dad Love ,all of us
Sharon rowan
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