Willard P. "Dick" Owens
May 17, 1943-October 4, 2017
Willard P. "Dick" Owens passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at N.Y. Presbyterian Hospital in New York, NY. He was 74 years old. Son of the late William P. and Marjorie M. Boswell Owens, he was born May 17, 1943 in Hampton, VA.
Dick was a U.S. Navy Veteran - a Tin Can Sailor - who proudly served aboard the USS Perry and was a retired Technician with Lucent Technology in New York, NY. Many of Dick's most cherished memories were spent on a ball field. Be it pitching every Sunday morning for the Woodbury Men's League or on the sidelines of countless games for his children and grandchildren, Dick could always be found alongside his wife Mary Ann.
Survivors include his loving wife, Mary Ann Healy Owens, at home; his sons: Chris Owens and his fiancée Barbara Murphy of Westtown, NY, Brendan Owens of Sparkill, NY, Richie Owens and his fiancée Sarah Worden of Middletown, NY; his daughters: Dawn A. McCoy of Monroe, NY, Noreen Condon and her husband Thomas of Fort Mill, SC; his brother Billy Owens of Port Richey, FL; his sister Judy Owens of Jacksonville, FL; and his nine grandchildren: ChristyAnn, Tara, Patrick, Tommy, Kieran, Riley, Sean, Devyn and Dylan. Dick was predeceased by his brother Robert Owens and son-in-law Richard G. McCoy.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, October 9th at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY 10950. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 10th at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe, NY. Interment will follow in Orange County Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Goshen, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Richard G. McCoy Foundation, c/o Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, 30 Scott's Corners Drive, Suite 202, Montgomery, NY 12549.