Half Staff – Edward Cushing Dow, 85

September 29, 2015
WEST TOWNSEND, ROCKPORT: Edward C. Dow (Ted) died Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at Emerson Hospital, Concord, Mass.
Ted graduated from Mount Hermon School, attended the United States Coast Guard Academy, and graduated from Tufts University in 1954. Commissioned as a Naval Ensign, he served in the U.S. Navy on a submarine chaser and in the submarine service aboard the USS Clamagore. He joined the General Electric Company in 1957. In 1965 he received a Master of Science degree in industrial administration from Union College and joined Rath & Strong of Lexington, Mass., as a Senior Management Consultant. In 1974 he became Vice President of the Permattach Diamond Tool Company of Milford, N.H. where he remained until retiring in 1993.He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan (Langley) Dow; four children, Lorraine Mayo of Emerald Isle, N.C., Rebecca Dunn of Portsmouth, R.I., Edward C. Dow, Jr. of Arlington, Va., and Stephen R. Dow of Freeport, Maine; a brother, Paul C. Dow, Jr. of Andover, Mass.; and eight grandchildren.

Arrangements are private.