Jerry Lowther (February 26, 1934 – August 30, 2019)
Gerald “Jerry” Matthew Lowther, 85, beloved husband, dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa, was called to his eternal resting place on August 30, 2019. He entered this world on February 26, 1934 in Clarksburg, WV, born to Matthew and Eula Lowther.
He is survived by his spouse of 64 years, Shirley; and their seven children, Mark Lowther and wife, Lupe of Grants, Debbie Rodriguez and husband, David, Tim Lowther and wife, Claire, Cathy Lowther, Brenda Pohl and husband, Phil, Connie Hagengruber and husband, Mike, Dan Lowther and wife, Missy. Jerry is also survived by grandchildren, Mark Lowther and wife, Lorraine, Mallory Lowther, Matthew Lowther and wife, Coy, Devin Lowther, Andrea Saavedra and husband, Kyle, Annaliesa Lowther, Kevin Rodriguez, Ryan Rodriguez and wife, Jenae, Lyzette Pettit and husband, Allan, Scott Lowther, Garrett Lowther, Antonia Parrulli, Madelyn Parrulli, Gabrielle Parrulli, Giovanni Parrulli, Josephina Parrulli, Theresa Pohl, Andrew Pohl, Erika Pohl, Sara Fogle and husband, Hayden, Jenna Hagengruber, Tyler Hagengruber, Karah Hagengruber, Shannon Lowther and Brian Lowther. He is also survived by great-grandchildren, Lilly Lowther, Elizabeth Lowther, Mekhi Lowther, Eli Lowther, Otis Lowther, Madelynn Lowther, Eliza Rollins, Deziree Rollins, Jazmyn Rollins, Aubrey Pettit, Ainsley Pettit, Skylar Fogle and Hadley Fogle.
Jerry and his family moved to New Mexico in 1978 as he went into business with other family members. Jerry is most noted for his dedication to his faith and family. He never knew a stranger. He enjoyed all people and loved life. He dedicated much of his time to St. John XXIII Catholic Community as he and his family were parishioners since the church’s inception.
A Rosary will be recited Friday, September 6, 2019, 9:30 a.m., with the Funeral Mass being celebrated at 10:30 a.m., both at St. John XXIII Catholic Community, 4831 Tramway Ridge Dr. NE, 87111. The family is requesting that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St. John XXIII Catholic Community or to Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation (Hospice), P.O. Box 26666, Albuquerque, NM 87125-6666 in honor of Gerald Lowther.