Lowell Guernsey Starkey, Jr. of Venice, Florida passed away on April 22, 2018.
Born January 10, 1940, son of Lowell, Sr. and Julia Semsel Starkey.
Lowell spent his childhood in East Hartford, attending East Hartford High School, where he met his future wife Janet Ravalese Starkey. Lowell attended the University of Alabama, playing football under Coach Bear Bryant, and Hartford Regional Technical School of Engineering. He also received many Certificates from the University of Connecticut dealing with his profession in road and bridge construction and town public works departments.
Lowell served Honorably in the U.S. Army active duty for six months and the Army National Guard Reserve until December 1967.
Lowell retired from the town of Glastonbury in October of 1995, as Engineering Field Supervisor. After retirement Lowell and Janet relocated to Wolfeboro, NH where he continued his profession, on a part time basis, inspecting roads and bridges for a Concord engineering firm. Lowell also continued his enjoyment of fishing, hunting and watching sports with his brother, John.
In 2005 Lowell and Janet moved to Venice, FL.
In addition to his loving wife Janet, of 56 years, Lowell is survived by his daughter Shelby Jean Starkey of San Francisco, CA; his brother John M. Starkey of Ctr. Barnstead, NH and nieces and nephews. He is proceeded in death by his two sisters, Nancy Starkey Wilenski and Eileen Starkey Fleming.
A Memorial Service will be held at St. Katharine Drexel Parish, 40 Hidden Springs Road, Alton, NH on Friday May 11th, 2018 at 10:00 am. Immediately followed by a service at Lake View Cemetery, North Main Street, Wolfeboro, NH. A reception will follow at the Wolfeboro Inn, 90 North Main Street, Wolfeboro, NH. All are welcome.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.