Former East Marion resident Richard A. “Dick” Cowan, Sr. passed away Nov. 1, 2014, at Westchester Medical Center in Mt. Kisco. He had been a resident of Mahopac, N.Y. for many years.
Dick was born March 26, 1937, in Hackensack, N.J. to Frank B. Cowan Jr. and Margaret Rouse Cowan. He grew up in East Marion, was a 1954 Graduate of Greenport High School and graduated from Syracuse University in 1960. He was a teacher for over 30 years in Patchogue, Central Islip and Chappaqua.
He is survived by his wife Mary Ellis of Mahopac; his sons Richard A. (Joanne) Cowan Jr. of Cassadaga, N.Y., and Dr. Robert B. (Lela Nargi) Cowan of Brooklyn; his daughter, Janet E. (Mark Haber) Cowan of San Francisco, Calif.; his stepchildren Ross D. (Bebhinn) Alvordof of Brewster, N.Y., William M. Fleming of London, England, and Katherine E. Fleming of Brooklyn; his sister Alice M. (Taylor) of Greenport; his nephew, Steven T. (Tamee) Jester of Mattituck and seven grandchildren.
Wakes were held in Pleasantville on Nov. 5-6. Cremation was private.
This is a paid notice.