Allan Rowlings

April 23, 1933 - October 4, 2013
Allan Rowlings


Allan W. Rowlings, went to his heavenly home on October 4, 2013. He was born in Medford, MA on April 23, 1933. He was a graduate of Newton High School in Newton, MA, and then went on to Harvard University where he graduated in 1955 with a degree in economics. At Boston Edison Company he worked in Public Relations from which he retired in 1988. Allan enjoyed singing, playing the organ, violin, and guitar.

Besides his loving wife, Virginia, of 58 years he leaves 2 sons, Daniel (Jeanette) of Lake Mary, FL; and Scott of Carolina Beach, NC; three granddaughters, Bethany of Cheyenne, WY, Ashley of Wilmington, NC, and Kelsey of Lake Mary, FL.

There will be a memorial service at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Harper Avenue, Carolina Beach, at 2pm on Wednesday October 9. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC, 20090.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • December 01, 2013
    Stephen Parr says:
    Our deepest heartfelt condolences and LOVE to you Scott, your Mom, Ashley and the Rowlings family. May many happy memories ease this difficult time. Love Always, Steve & Bootie XOXO