BOILING SPRING LAKES, N.C. — Hugh Thomas Gower, 92, of Boiling Spring Lakes, N.C., died Aug. 30, 2013, at Dosher Memorial Hospital following a short illness.
Mr. Gower was born Dec. 13, 1920, in Mount Vernon, the son of the late William George Gower and Lucille (Campbell) Gower.
Mr. Gower was a graduate of Stetson University in DeLand, Fla. He served in the U.S. Navy for four years. He retired from McDowell Wilhelm Engineering Co. of Cleveland.
Mr. Gower was a Mason for over 50 years.
He is survived by his wife, Maria E. Gower, whom he married in 1950. He is also survived by two nieces, Nancy Dhonau of Wellington, Fla., and Patricia McIver of Goleta, Calif.
There will be no local services. Burial will be in the Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.
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