Ralph Allen Lowell Jr.
WINSTED — Ralph Allen Lowell Jr., 73, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of Jan. 18, 2022, surrounded by his loving family.
Ralph was born Aug. 29, 1948, to Ralph Allen Lowell Sr. and Hilda “Sager” Lowell.
The oldest of 12 siblings, he entered into the Army in November 1967, at the age of 19, and served as a Military Policeman until November 1970.
Ralph met the love of his life during that time and he and Patricia May Bassingthwaite were married on Jan. 4, 1970. They shared more than five decades together and had two daughters.
Throughout his life, Ralph enjoyed motorcycle riding, fishing, antique cars and was an avid golfer.
He played in the Danbury Dusty League with his brother and many friends for close to 25 years.
Ralph was predeceased by his parents; his sister, Patricia; his brother, John; a half sister, Sharon; and his grandsons, Jeffrey and Bobby.
He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia; his daughters and their husbands, Elizabeth and Brian Tarnauskas and Penny and Joe Ciliberti; his brothers and their wives, Richard and Barbara Lowell, James Lowell, George and Patricia Lowell and Ernie Lowell and Jo Little; his sisters and their husbands, Myra and Wayne Brandt, Linda and John Truskauskas, Bertha and Carl Bronson, Elizabeth and Joe Cash and Eleanor Lowell and Joe Healey; his half sisters, Marjorie Couture and Susan Robinson; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held for family with a Celebration of Life to follow in the spring. The Kenny Funeral Home in Sharon will handle arrangements.