Robert D. Stowell Sr.


Robert D. Stowell Sr.


Obituary For Robert D. Stowell Sr.

Robert D. Stowell Sr., 82, of Rockland died peacefully on July 16, 2022. He was the beloved husband of 59 years to Pamela (DeLesDernier)) Stowell. Loving father of Robert D. Stowell, Jr. of Whitman and Kim (Stowell) Reynolds and her husband Meade of Lexington. Proud and devoted grandfather of Samuel Stowell and Madeline, Meade, Patrick and Tucker Reynolds.

Bob was born in Acushnet, the son of the late Howard and Edith (Snailham) Stowell and was raised and educated in New Bedford. Bob served in the U.S. Army before working as an engineer at Stone & Webster in Boston. As a young man Bob played soccer semi-professionally, and he carried a passion for the sport throughout his life. Bob played, coached and refereed into his late 70's, and he remained an active, well respected fan of many teams until his death.
A committed friend and family man, Bob will be deeply missed by all who knew him and enjoyed his warmth and wit.

There will be a small service for immediate family members only. The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate his life by making donations in his memory to the Rockland Education Foundation (

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  • 07/31/2022

    Sorry for everybody's loose!! Great memories coming back with coaching, reffing and a motorcycle ride back from a game. Part of the father group watching HS boys varsity games John Baum. Billy Leddy.John Seymour.Tony Stack. Bobby is now reffing them upstairs!! Bobby will be missed.

  • 07/22/2022

    So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a good friend and I enjoyed learning the ins and outs of being a good referee. We did many games together, and it was always an experience. Rest on peace my friend.

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