Richard P. “Dick” Lowry, Jr.

June 25, 1945 ‒ August 17, 2018

Marion, Ohio
Formerly of Worthington, Ohio

Richard P. “Dick” Lowry, Jr., age 73 of Marion and formerly of Worthington, passed away Friday, August 17, 2018 at Heartland of Marion.

He was born on June 25, 1945 to Richard P. and Carmella (Britz) Lowry, Sr. He was a 1963 graduate of Marion Catholic High School.

Dick worked as an electrician for 18 ½ years for the railroad. He then went into the automobile business where he worked as a salesperson, finance manager, new car sales manager and rental department manager. While in the auto business, Dick found time to dabble in the restaurant business, managing restaurants in Youngstown and Columbus.

While in Marion, Dick coached football and track at St. Mary and Marion Catholic and was involved in the startup of Marion Midget Football. After leaving Marion in 1970, Dick continued coaching football and also played semi-pro football for 3 years for the Youngstown Hardhats. Dick also owned a semi-pro team in Worthington, OH.

Dick is survived by his children: Angela Borland and Thomas (Paula) Lowry; their mother, Nina (Nicolosi) Williams; step-daughter Aimee Sisinger; sisters: Carole (Pat) Taylor and Pamela (Tom) Kokott; niece Toni McNamara; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great granddaughters.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife Susan (Dickens) Lowry; and son Richard P. Lowry, III.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at Snyder Funeral Homes, GUNDER/HALL Chapel, 347 West Center St., Marion from 4PM to 7PM; Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at St. Mary Catholic
Church, 251 N. Main St. Marion at 10AM.

If so desired, donations may be made to Ohio Health Hospice.

The Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to be serving the Lowry family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

  • Thoughts and prayers for the family and friends while peace be with you now and in the future. Loved Dick’s humor and quick wittiness.

  • His quick wit, his sense of fun, his love of dancing, his “life of the party” personality….just a couple of the things that make him unforgettable. Heartfelt condolences to every member of his family and all of his friends.

  • My Gramps had the best sense if humor of anyone I have ever known. He was the type of man that loved his family and was happiest when helping them. He will be dearly missed and never forgotten. “Those who love us never really leave us.”-J.K. Rowling

  • It was an honor to have known him. We always had such a great time with a great guy! Heartfelt condolences to his family with hugs and prayers for comfort.

  • I am in tears remembering all the fun we had hanging out and me getting lots of hugs. We will miss your sweet smile and warm embrace.You will never be forgotten rest well dear friend.

  • Our deepest sympathy for the family. Dick will be missed. A lost art to be a charming gentleman. The Comianos family.

  • He’s a good man, He will be missed. I particularly liked how he loved his girl. It’s a precious thing and time was well spent with him. We love you!

  • Sorry for your loss Tom. We know you and Brice will keep Dick’s funloving spirit alive and well. Never lose that ornery Lowry gene. Our thoughts are with all of you.

  • I got to know Dick through his membership with the Worthington-Linworth Kiwanis. He always willing to help with projects and added his humor to make things fun. He had a great smile and great laugh. My sympathies to his family. He will be missed.