OWEN, Robert E.
Robert (Bob) E. Owen, age 87, of Marietta, GA, passed away on May 26th at Tranquility Hospice of Wellstar Kennestone. He was born February 5, 1926 in Lancaster, PA and has been a resident of the Atlanta area since 1962. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine Owen, and his daughter, Diane (Matt) Shoemaker, 6 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. He served as a First Class Petty Officer in the US Navy during WWII (Okinawa). He retired as an electrical engineer from Lucent in 1989 after 37 years. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul Society and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital for many years. Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Marietta on Friday, May 31st with a Rosary at 10:00 A.M. and a Mass at 10:30 A.M. Interment will be at Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery in Marietta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.