Allan W. Rowlings, 80

Allan W. Rowlings

Allan W. Rowlings

Allan W. Rowlings, 80, went to his heavenly home on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.

He was born in Medford, Mass. on April 23, 1933. He was a graduate of Newton High School in Newton, Mass., and then went on to Harvard University, where he graduated in 1955 with a degree in economics. At Boston Edison Company, he worked in public relations from which he retired in 1988.

Allan enjoyed singing, playing the organ, violin, and guitar.

Mr. and Mrs. Rowlings have a vacation home in Bridgton.

Besides his loving wife, Virginia, of 58 years, he leaves two sons, Daniel of Lake Mary, Fla. and Scott of Carolina Beach, N.C.; and three granddaughters.

There was a memorial service at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Harper Avenue, Carolina Beach, at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The family received friends in the fellowship hall immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington DC, 20090.

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Arrangements by Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC, 28403

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