Frances W. Lown
Frances W. Lown

October 9, 1924 - October 6, 2017
Born in Poughkeepsie, NY
Resided in Hyde Park, NY


Hyde Park - Frances W. Lown, 92, a lifelong area resident, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 at The Baptist Home in Rhinebeck.
Born October 9, 1924 in Poughkeepsie, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Sarah Parslow Whitehouse. She was a 1942 graduate of Poughkeepsie High School.
On September 6, 1942, she married Paul Allen Lown, who predeceased her.
Frances was employed as Cook Manager with the Hyde Park Central School District for more than thirty years.
She is survived by her children, Vivian Gilbert of Ft. Collins, Colorado, Susan Hues and husband, Joe, of Staatsburg, Patricia Lown and partner, Lucine Barbeau of Hyde Park, and Paul Thomas Lown and wife, Joanne, of Hyde Park; nine grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Edward; and son-in-law, William Gilbert.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Baptist Home for their care and support during her stay there.
In keeping with her wishes, there will be no calling hours and cremation will take place at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial donations to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet’s Funeral Home, Inc., Hyde Park.
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