October 2, 2021
Victor L Dowdell (Vic), aged 89, died on October 2, 2021 at The Evergreens in Moorestown, NJ He is survived by his wife of 39 years, MaryAlice (Cook/Klotzbier) and a sister, Florence Fasanelli of Washington, DC. He is predeceased by his ex-wife Helen R and a son James V Dowdell Vic’s daughter, Catherine J Dowdell, lives in Rockland, ME and his son, Charles R Dowdell his wife Angelica Bateuva of Duluth, GA. He has a step son, Richard Klotzbier his wife Judy Klotzbier in Easthampton, CT, a stepdaughter Marianne Kannegiser her husband William Kannegiser in Mt Laurel, NJ and 6 step grandchildren. Born in Santurce, Puerto Rico to Episcopal missionaries, he lived in Santo Domingo, Maine, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts He graduated from Tivoli NY High School and received a degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1953. He served in the US Army from 1955 to 1957 at Fort Meade, MD. Vic was a pioneer in applying computers to automation in many industries. “Mechanical engineers create machines and we bring them to life”. He eschewed management roles in favor of solving technical problems. Vic worked for a number of companies and instead of retiring at 65, he joined Foster-Miller, a consulting firm, and finally retired in 2014. In later years he became an Amateur Radio Operator AB1NQ and a member of the New England and New Jersey Antique Radio Clubs. Memorial service 11 am Thurs. Oct. 7, 2021 at the Lewis Funeral Home, 78 E. main St. Moorestown, NJ. Visitation Thurs. 10- 11am at the Funeral Home. Private interment Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, NJ. For the safety of the family and those attending Masks, Social distancing and attendees numbers will be in Place. In lieu of Flowers. Mem. Contributions maybe made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation | 21301 S Tamiami Trl Ste 320 PMB 226 | Estero, FL 33928 . https://ipffoundation.org/donate/ or the American Lung Assoc. for Pulmonary Fibrosis Research, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 6060 ,https://www.lung.org/.
Victor L Dowdell (Vic), aged 89, died on October 2, 2021 at The Evergreens in Moorestown, NJ He is survived by his wife of 39 years, MaryAlice (Cook/Klotzbier) and a sister, Florence Fasanelli of Washington, DC. He is predeceased by his ex-wife... View Obituary & Service Information
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