1963 – 2016
Tuscon, AZ – Catherine A. Dowe, 53, formerly of Putnam, CT, died Monday, November 14, 2016 in University of Arizona Medical Center. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of Margaret M. (Boux) Dowe of Las Vegas, NV and the late Harold Dowe.
Miss Dowe attended Anna Maria College in Paxton, MA, and attended Central State College in New Brittan, CT. She went on to receive her associates degree at QVCC in Danielson, CT. She then attended the Business Music School in Atlanta, GA for a year. She then moved to California, then moved back east and realized that she enjoyed traveling so she attended a travel school in Boston. She worked at Rite Aide for two years and went on and worked as an airline reservationist for American Airlines for 27 years. She enjoyed visiting Las Vegas, people watching, attending live concerts and especially enjoyed traveling. She was a very generous person with her friends and did give a lot to the poor.
Catherine is survived by her mother Margaret Dowe, her two brothers Gregory Dowe of Dallas, TX and Michael Dowe of Las Vegas, NV; her sister Elizabeth Sankow and her husband Fred of Old Lyme, CT; a nephew Chad and two nieces Stacey and Sarah.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St, Putnam, CT. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 or to St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.