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Paul Nower

December 25, 1931 — June 30, 2009

Paul S. Nower, 77, of Earlville, was stricken at home on Tuesday,
June 30, 2009, and passed away unexpectedly at Community Memorial
Hospital in Hamilton. Born in Oneida on December 25, 1931, a son
of the late Clifford and Virginia Nower. He lived in Earlville all
his life. He was a graduate of Earlville High School and
Morrisville College. He married Pauline Howlett on September 23,
1949 in the Bouckville United Methodist Church. Paul was a strong
family man and loved raising his family on the home farm,
Nowerland Farms. At Nowerland Farms, Paul and his family bred 54
GOLD MEDAL DAMS and 55 DAMS of MERIT and was awarded the
Progressive Breeder Registry Award for 24 years. In addition, he
was awarded the coveted New York Holstein Master Breeder Award in
1989. Nowerland Farms sold many bulls into A.I. with the most
popular being “Nowerland Trifecta”. Nowerland also sold breeding
stock cattle to Japan, Argentina, and Mexico. In his later years
at Nowerland Farms, Paul sold semen for Sire Power. He enjoyed
sharing his knowledge of breeding cattle with fellow dairy
farmers. The dairy sold in 2001, at which time Paul became more
focused on breeding Standardbred race horses. Paul and Pauline
spent their retirement traveling throughout New York State
watching their horses race.
In addition to Paul’s love for farming, he was involved in many
organizations. He was an instrumental member of the
Sherburne-Earlville School Board as well as a member of the
Holstein Association and Harness Racing Association. He was also a
member of the United Methodist Church in Earlville.
Paul’s passion for animals and the farm life was instilled
indefinitely into his children and grandchildren. He is survived
by his wife of 59 years, Pauline; and four children, Cynthia
(Richard) Lewis, Charles (Denise) Nower, Alan Nower, and Nancy
(Stephen) Holmes; grandchildren, Clarissa (Christopher) Acompora,
Chadwick (Hannah) Nower, Amanda Cooley, Hana Nower, Cassandra
Lewis, Gregory (Sarah) Cooley, Paul Cooley, Elizabeth Lewis, and
Janelle Nower; great grandchildren, Caitlyn & Caley Sophia
Acompora; brother Floyd (Barbara) Nower; beloved life long family
member Elwyn Jones; and many nieces and nephews.
Paul was predeceased by his brother, David Nower.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 4, 2009 at 11 AM from
the Earlville United Methodist Church. Intermit will follow in the
Pine Woods Cemetery.
Friends are invited and may call Friday July 3, 2009 from 2-4 & 7-9PM
at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 3 Preston Street,
Earlville, NY.
Contributions in Paul’s memory may be made to the Earlville United
Methodist Church, Earlville, NY 13332.
To sign the book of memories, or to leave an online condolence, go
to www.burgessandtedescofuneralhomes.com
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Paul Nower, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, June 4, 2009

Starts at 11:00am

Earlville First United Methodist Church

North Main St., EARLVILLE, NY 13332

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