Rodney I. Lowe



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Rodney I. Lowe Greece: Monday, March 25, 2019. Predeceased by his daughter, Cheryl; brothers, Kenneth, Alan and Jeff. Survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Millie Lowe; his children, David (Theresa) Lowe, Kristin Lowe, Kathy (Kurt) Graupman; grandchildren, Nick and Anna, Cameron and Chloe; step-siblings, William (Colleen) Eysaman, Annette (Art) Withington; several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Rodney was a proud retiree of Eastman Kodak Company after 31 years. Rodney was an avid collector of antiques and dedicated to service in his community. He was a loving brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend to many. Friends may call Thursday (March 28th) 4-7 PM at Vay-Schleich and Meeson, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will be held Friday 9:30 AM in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Camp Good Days and Special Times in his memory. For more information or to sign Rodney’s online guestbook, please visit


  1. James Melito on March 26, 2019 at 12:00 am


    My deepest sympathy on the the loss of your father. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.


    James Melito
    Olympia School

  2. David Richardson on March 26, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Kathy, Kurt, Cameron and Chloe,
    I’m sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I know you all have many fond memories of your father/grandfather.

  3. Linda Ketchum-Pompili on March 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Dear Millie and family — Praying for you. May Rodney Lowe rest in peace. Our congregation on Sundays always felt more complete when we saw you both come up for communion and when we had a chance to say hello at coffee hour. — with faith in Christ — Linda Ketchum & Paul Pompili — Trinity Episcopal Church, Greece, NY

  4. Louis A. Colangelo on March 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Dear Millie and family, I was so sad to hear about Rod passing away.I always thought that he was a good man. You’re in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.Stay well.

  5. Cathy and David Steklenski on March 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Dear Millie and family,
    We were very sad to hear of Rod’s passing- our very deepest sympathies to you all at such a difficult time. Take care and God bless,
    David and Cathy Steklenski

  6. Dominick and Caroline Colangelo on March 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Dear Millie, We are sorry to hear about Rodney’s passing. He was a wonderful person that always had a smile on his face. You and your family are in our prayers. May Rodney rest in peace.

  7. Kimmie (Lowe) Oliver on March 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Dearest Aunt Millie, Kathy, Kristin & David,
    I am sad about the passing of Uncle Rod. But in thinking of him I will only see happiness. He, my dad and all of you are of my fondest childhood Rochester memories. Visiting you with dad, Kelly and Danny. Long summer Sunday and Saturday afternoons cooking out, swimming in your pool. Family reunions, usually at Uncle Ken and Aunt Norma’s house as I recall. Hamlin beach with more cooking out (the smell of Kingsford charcoal will always remind me of Rochester days.) Gathering at Grandma and Grandpa’s in Little Falls. Snow forts in the street in front of your home. Holidays, especially one thanksgiving in particular playing cards at the long dining table. The basement at your home with the pool table and freaky cymbal playing monkey. So many more memories. They may seem silly to some, but like my dad always felt, it’s little things that mean a lot. Uncle Rod will be in my memories always and has a part in my heart. I wish I could be with you now gathered in Rochester. I miss you all.
    The Lowe brothers all are together again now and as my dad would say “Take it Easy” I love you all, Kimmie

  8. Dick Portland on March 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

    My sincere sympathy to Millie and the Lowe family. Rod was a good friend as well as an associate at Kodak Park for many years. Beyond his capability was a sincerity and personality that made people at all levels like him, and enjoy working with him.
    May he rest in peace

  9. Margaret Call on March 28, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Dear Millie,
    I was so very sorry to hear of Rod’s passing. He will always be remembered as such a sweet, nice man. Ron and I enjoyed getting together with you two both in Greece and in Florida. My thoughts and prayers are with you, and may your wonderful memories keep you strong.

  10. Kim and Keith Eysaman on March 28, 2019 at 12:00 am

    So very sorry to hear about Rod. We are thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. Hugs and prayers are with you.

  11. David Arnold on March 28, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Our heart goes out to you and your family. Being next door neighbors on Elwood drive in the 60’s brings my fondest memories of you and Rod. I have to add Cheryl as well, as I remember her doing her ‘scolding impressions’ for me on the front porch during the many visits we had.
    I also remember the day before I had to report for duty in the Army, when I had to say goodbye to her after her illness. It was my first heartfelt loss of my life.

    I am so sorry for your loss. You and Rod and your family were always there for my Mom and Dad over the years and I kept up with you through them. When Mom passed away, Jo and I were in town for the funeral in ’85. The eve before the funeral, you and Rod showed up late at our doorstep with food in hand. I was so thankful to see both of you and we all had a wonderful visit which sustained us all.
    God Bless you and your family.
    David and Jo Arnold

  12. Stella Mang on March 29, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Dear Millie and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Rod’s passing. From Waverly Place, The Farm, Rochester, The Villages, so many memories – overwhelming. I know that George and Rod are together reminiscing with Jeff, Kenny, Alan, Uncle Eaton, Aunt Jane and Dad with cocktails and cheese and crackers on the front porch.
    Our hearts are broken.
    Stella Mang and daughters

  13. Dave Blovat on March 29, 2019 at 12:00 am

    I received with great sadness the news of Rod’s passing. Both Rod and Millie have been close friends of mine since grade school. I don’t think I have ever met or known a finer man and gentleman than Rod Lowe. Always smiling, always polite and always a pleasure to be around. Rod and Millie, the names went together and belonged together. My prayers and love go out to you Millie and the rest of the family. The world has lost a wonderful man.

  14. Penny Schumacher on March 29, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One of the things I loved most about Rod was his undying love for Millie and all of you. He would tell me stories as I took he and Millie to church and back. He always had a ready smile or laugh and loved to chew the fat after the service. He will be missed!
    My prayers for all of you,
    Penny Schumacher

  15. Martha O'Donnell on March 29, 2019 at 12:00 am

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Lowe. I went to High School with his son Dave who was one of my close friends. We spent lots of time hanging out at the Lowe’s house. Condolences to you Dave and Theresa and the whole Lowe family. I am so sorry that I just found out late on Friday and missed the calling hours and funeral.

  16. Lorna Allen on March 30, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Dear Millie & family,
    I am so sad to hear of Rod’s passing. I last visited with Rod and Millie at a Kodak party here in The Villages. My husband Bud and I visited them at their beautiful home in Greece. I particularly remember the British payphone which they kept and I believe it actually worked. Rod was always smiling and gracious and fun. My condolences to Millie and her family..

  17. Mary and Bill Williamson on April 1, 2019 at 12:00 am

    We are so sorry..

  18. RAY BATTELINI on April 5, 2019 at 12:00 am



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