John D. "Danny"'s Story
Mr. John Daniel Lowe passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017, at the E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Betty (Porter) Lowe.
Danny, as he was called by his friends, was born in Manhattan, N.Y., on August 17, 1928. He was the son of the late John D. Lowe and Katherine (Formes) Lowe. Danny attended Gloucester Schools and graduated from Gloucester High School in 1948 and Bordentown Military Institute in 1949.
Danny entered the Navy in July 1951 and was discharged in July 1954. He graduated from Boston University College of Industrial Technology in 1957.
He worked for Raytheon and Gloucester Engineering before semi-retiring and moving to Ossipee, N.H.
In addition to his wife, Betty, Danny is survived by his brother, Russel Silveira and his wife, Gert; a step-son, Steve Porter; his children, Dana Lowe and his wife, Karen, Greg Lowe and his companion, Sue, Chris Lowe and his wife, Lisa, John Lowe and his wife, Erin, Mary Phinney and her husband, Dan, all of Gloucester. He is also survived by his grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, Joaquin and Katherine Silveira, as well as his first wife, Felicia (Curcuru) Lowe.
In honoring with Danny’s wishes there will be no visiting hours or funeral services. For online condolences and register book, please visit www.pikenewhall.com. The Pike-Newhall Funeral Home, 61 Middle St., Gloucester, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Published on  October 30, 2017