Patricia E. (Dow) Hovey, 65, wife of John S. “Jack” Hovey of 9A
Street, Merrimac, died Wednesday, November 26, 2014 in the
Merrimack Valley Hospice, Haverhill, following her long illness.
Born in Newburyport June 23, 1949, the daughter of the late Ernest
and Grace (Angelos) Dow, she was raised in Newburyport where she
attended public schools. She had been employed at Bailey’s
Manufacturing in Seabrook and most recently and until her retirement
she worked as a shift foreman at Advanced Absorber Products in
In addition to her husband she is survived by a son, Peter Beckman
of NY; two daughters, Christine Rogers of Merrimac and Dawn Rogers
of FL; two grandchildren, Michael Rogers of AZ and Kevin Rogers of
FL, a brother, Peter Dow of Newburyport, and two sisters, Cindy
Davis of FL and Grace Dow of Newburyport.
Visiting hours will be 4 to 7 pm Monday, December 1 followed by a
funeral service at 7 pm in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High
Street, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed.