Wayne Southard Rowell, 88 of Glen Mills, passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Wayne was born in Casper, Wyoming on May 29, 1933, and served his Country as a Petty Officer in the United States Navy. Wayne was an avid Philly sports fan, especially the Eagles and Phillies. He was a long-time member of the Church of the Holy Comforter in Drexel Hill, PA, and sang in the choir for over 39 years. Wayne was employed by ITE Circuit Breakers, and ABB Corporation, retiring after 42 years of combined service to both companies.
Wayne was the son of the late Southard E. Rowell and Gwendolyn M. Cameron, husband to the late Doris (nee Thomas) Rowell, and brother to the late Robert Elsworth Rowell and Elizabeth Jane Klimek.
Survivors: His children: Thomas W. Rowell and Dawn Bonella; and grandchildren: Michael C. Bonella and Nicole E. Bonella.
Committal of Wayne will be Friday, November 25th, 2022 at 2pm in Arlington Cemetery, 2900 State Rd., Drexel Hill, PA 19026 where Military Honors will be accorded. All are welcome. The Celebration of Wayne's Life will be Saturday, November 26th, 2022 at Logan Videon Funeral Home, 2001 Sproul Rd., Broomall, PA 19008 at 11am with Rev. Christopher Moore officiating. Family and friends will gather in the funeral home Saturday from 10 to 11am.
In lieu of flowers, Wayne’s family ask that donations be made in Wayne’s name to the deserving charity of your choice.