Wilma P. Lowe 1934-2007 Wilma P. Lowe NILES — Wilma P. Lowe, 73, of 406 West Park Ave., passed away at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, at the Ron Joy Nursing Home in Boardman from complications following surgery. She was born in Olive Hill, Ky., on March 19, 1934, to Virgil L. and Marietta Beair Tabor. A graduate of Mineral Ridge High School, she worked for 30 years at American Packaging Corp. of America of Youngstown and retired in 1981. A member of the Apostolic Bible Church, she enjoyed quilting, crafts and activities with her loving family, especially her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth E. Lowe, whom she married on Jan. 17, 1953; six children, Shirley (Richard) Armistead of Niles, Robert Lowe Sr. of Niles, Pamela Omaishat of Niles, Kenneth A. (Marsha) Lowe of Niles, Dennis E. (Cherie) Lowe of Liberty and Lisa F. (Perry) Vitale of Weathersfield; 14 grandchildren, Amy C. Armistead, Amber C. Brown, Robert Lee Lowe Jr., William V. Lowe, Johnathan T. Lowe, Veronica Lee Mariotti, Lorie Lynn Stankowitch, Richard Maher Jr., Kenneth Michael Lowe, Ashley Nicole Lowe, Jessica Lynette Lowe, Brent Matthew Lowe, Nicholas Anthony Vitale and Miranda Nicole Vitale; 12 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Virgil Tabor of Niles and Basil Tabor of Oklahoma; a sister, Avanell Brown of Niles; and her dog, Pooh Bear. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Harlan Tabor, Charles Tabor and Jack Tabor; and two sisters, Ruie Earls and Elizabeth Butler. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, where family and friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. David Murphy will officiate. Burial will be at Kerr Cemetery.
Submitted by: Linda Cheeks Pittano