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 Oliver Raymond Cowan
Born: 12/27/1928
Died: 03/09/2017
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Oliver Raymond Cowan

Oliver Raymond Cowan of Jersey City, Jupiter, Florida and Whitehouse Station, NJ passed away on March 9, 2017 with his family at his side.   He was 88.

Born in Jersey City, Oliver was a 1946 graduate of Dickinson High School.  After graduating Oliver served his country in the United States Marine Corp as a Radar and Radio Specialist stationed in Camp Pendleton, CA.  A Medical Buyer form New York University Medical Center, Oliver retired in 1991.

Oliver was predeceased by his parents, Margaret (ne McNee) and Oliver Cowan (JCPD) and his sister Margaret Connors and her husband Thomas. He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Veronica Cowan (nee Roche); his children, Patricia McDonnell and her husband Frankie of County Mayo, Ireland, William Cowan and his wife Joan, Jacqueline Librera and her husband Frank and Raymond Cowan and his wife Lilia; brother Kenneth Cowan and his wife Barbara; grandchildren Patrick, Caitriona, Liam, Shane, William, Brianne and Kiera and great grandchildren Matthew, Megan and Lily as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends too numerous to mention.

Visitation will be at McLaughlin Funeral home, 625 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ  on Monday, March 13, 2017 from 9;00am to 10:30am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Nicholas Church, 122 Ferry Street, Jersey City, NJ at 11:00am.  Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

 
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Dear Vera and family, We are saddened to hear of Ray's passing. We have so many years of friendship and happy memories here at Villas on the Green. Love, Anne and Jack
Anne & Jack Conboy
I would like to wish my condolences to the friend of the family of Mr Cowan. In these times you must turn to God he promises at Revelations 21;4 that "he will wipe out every tear from thier eyes,+ and death will be no more,+ neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.+ The former things have passed away.?? This has brought me Comfort and hopefully it will do the same for you.
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We wish to send our condolences to the entire COWAN FAMILY .MAY HE REST IN PEACE .
MR&MRS W ALGER
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