Gilbertville - John R. Lowell, Sr., 69, of Gilbertville died unexpectedly on Monday, March 18, 2019, at his home.
He leaves his wife of 40 years, Shirley E. (Gauthier) Lowell, his children, grandchildren, and extended family. He was born in Bangor, Maine, son of the late Odber and Hattie (Inman) Lowell.
John was an ironworker at the former Pioneer Foundry and Mfg. Co. in Gilbertville for several years before retiring.
He was a member of the National Rifle Association, the Gun Owners Action League and the Iron Workers Union.
At his request, services for John will be held privately. Charbonneau Funeral Home, 30 Pleasant St., in Ware is assisting his family with arrangements.