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March 26, 2014

Hugh C. Stowe

Hugh C. Stowe

STAMFORD — Hugh C. Stowe, 87, of Stamford, passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014, at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital, Oneonta.

He was born on Sept. 9, 1926, in Oneonta, the son of Melvin C. and Helen (Calhoun) Stowe, also of Oneonta.

He married Betty J. Moore on May 25, 1946, in Hobart. She predeceased him in August 2009. He was also predeceased by a great-grandson, Noah Sprague in August 2011; and a son-in-law, Larry Burgher in March 2004.

He was formerly employed by Victory Markets, Stamford, for 20 plus years working in various positions.

He had been a resident of Robinson Terrace in Stamford for the past 7 ½ years where he remarried Jacalyn Morby on April 9, 2011, also a resident of Robinson Terrace. She survives.

He is also survived by a daughter, Kathy (Tom) Hoyt of Sidney; two grandchildren, Susan Burgher of Oxford and William C. (Brandi) Sprague of Hermitage, Tenn.; a sister, Barbara Gilbert of Robinson Terrace; a nephew, Marc (Michele) Gilbert of Stamford; four great-grandchildren, Caidence, Gavin and Jenavieve Sprague of Hermitage, Tenn., and Ezekial Burgher of Oxford.

There will be a memorial service at Robinson Terrace at 2 p.m. April 12, 2014, for anyone who would like to attend.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Robinson Terrace Activities Department, Stamford.

Those who wish to share condolences or a special memory may do so online at

Arrangements are with the MacArthur Funeral Home, Hobart.

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