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Philip S. Cowie

July 6, 1933 — November 19, 2017

Philip S. Cowie

Philip S. Cowie, age 84, of Perry, NY, passed away on Sunday November 19, 2017 at his home. Philip was born in Perry, NY on July 6, 1933 a son to the late Thomas and Anna (Kirchgraber) Cowie. He is preceded in death by a son: David Cowie who passed away in 2001, brothers: Leslie, Thomas, Robert and Merle Cowie.

He served with the US Army during the Korean Conflict. Phil was a self employed contractor for many years before becoming the Superintendent for the Village of Perry. He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Perry Center, Perry Fire Department where he was past chief, Perry Rotary Club where he was past President, and created many of the stage sets for the annual Rotary show, Wyoming County Pioneer Association where he was past President, and sang with the Warsaw Barbershoppers Chorus. He was a caring person who was always there to lend a helping hand to whom ever needed it. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, attending his grandchildren’s sporting events and was proud of his children’s accomplishments.

He is survived by his wife: Barbara (Chapin) Cowie whom he married on Feb. 18, 1982, 4 sons: Mark (Gail) Cowie of Rochester, Scott (Cheryl) Cowie of Perry, Michael (Michelle) Cowie of Tuscaloosa., Al., Matthew (Gretchen) Cowie of Perry, a sister: Anna Page of Perry, 5 grandchildren: P.J. (Kat) Cowie, Allie Cowie, Sydney Cowie, Tyler Cowie and Walter Cowie, along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends may call from 2-7:30pm on Friday November 24th at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. in Perry where a Fireman’s service will follow at 7:30 pm. Funeral Services will be held at the First Congregational Church in Perry Center on Saturday November 25th at 11:00 A.M. He will be laid to rest in Glenwood Cemetery in Perry.

Memorials may be made to the First Congregational Church P.O. Box 156 Perry, New York 14530, Perry Fire Department P.O Box 243 Perry, New York 14530 or to the Perry Rotary Club Foundation P.O. Box 103 Perry, New York 14530. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.

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Friday, November 24, 2017

2:00 - 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.

98 North Main Street, Perry, NY 14530

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