Henry C. Dow ’58

Henry C. Dow ’58 died on March 10, 2010 in Danvers, Massachusetts.       

(The following was published by The Salem News on March 15, 2010)

Henry Caldwell “Grumpy” Dow, 72, of Marblehead, died Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.

He was the husband of Alice L. (Lemieux) Dow with whom he shared 46 years of marriage.

Born in Belmont, he was the son of the late Henry K. and Leah M. (Caldwell) Dow. He graduated from Belmont High School, Class of 1954, and attended Bowdoin College. He was an Army veteran and served during the Vietnam War.

He was a pitcher for the Headers baseball team during the late 50s and through the 60s.

“Grumpy” was an inside salesman, he first worked for the Apparatus Service Company in Boston for over 30 years, and then for the F. W. Webb Company of Woburn and Methuen for the past 11 years.

He enjoyed genealogy, gardening, fishing, the ocean and his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he leaves a daughter, Becky Schalck and her husband Richard of Amesbury; a sister, Barbara Elwell of Chelmsford; two granddaughters, Aislyn and Hannah Schalck, both of Amesbury; a dear family friend, Susan Newton of Marblehead; and many nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Clista Dow, who died this past November (2009).

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