Paul E. McGowan
1928 ∼ 2018
Paul E. McGowan, 90, of Falmouth MA, died Saturday Sep. 29, 2018. He was the husband of the late Patricia (Gaffney) McGowan. Born in Boston, the son of the late John and Mary (Burns) McGowan.
Paul served in the US Navy from 1946-1948. He was in the optical business for many years and retired at the age of 75. He enjoyed golfing, boating, gardening and tending to his yard. He especially loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchild.
Paul was the loving father of Paul McGowan and his wife Rebecca of Sandwich, Patricia Tagtmeyer and her husband Erich of Mashpee, Anne Marie Turner and her late husband Michael Turner, William McGowan and his wife Victoria of Sudbury, Maureen McGowan of Falmouth, and Christine Malloy and her husband Kevin of Needham; 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandson; and many nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his sister Mary Souza.
A visitation will be held from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 5th at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 584 West Falmouth Hwy (Route 28A), in West Falmouth. A funeral Mass will follow at 10:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 481 Quaker Rd, North Falmouth. Burial will be in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne at 2:15 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, 565 Ashford Center Road, CT 06278 (www.holeinthewallgang.org).