Donald E Rowley passed away Saturday April 6, 2019 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Newark and resided in Belleville before moving to Iselin 58 years ago.
Donald proudly served our country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was a Tool and Die maker for PSE & G in Sewaren for 20 years retiring 23 years ago. He was a member of the Iselin First Aid Squad since 1970 and a member of the Union Modeling Airplane Club.
Donald was predeceased by his parents John and Helen Rowley, his brothers John and James Rowley his sisters Frances Concannon and Patricia Pandolfo. Surviving are his wife of 63 Rose Rowley, his children Donna Ladines and her husband Michael, John Rowley and his wife Marie O’Brien, Joseph Rowley and his wife Stephanie, his grandchildren Daniel, Diane, Corey, Brett, also 2 great grandchildren Nicolette and Nathaniel.
Visitation Wednesday April 10, 2019 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Gosselin Funeral Home 660 New Dover Road Edison. Funeral Services Thursday April 11, 2019 9:00am at the funeral home followed by a 10:00am Mass at St. Cecelia RC Church Iselin.