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“The Jeffers and White family would like to give our heartfelt condolence to the Rowe family. Mr. & Mrs. Rowe were special people. I'll always...Read More »
1 of 75 | Posted by: Esther Jeffers - Morristown, NJ

“My deepest condolences to the Rowe Family. Mr. Rowe was a highly respected community figure as I grew up and I can say he helped hundreds if not...Read More »
2 of 75 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to the entire Rowe family..Mr. Rowe may you RIP ”
3 of 75 | Posted by: Michele Burroughs

“Condolences to Vernon, Karen, John and family, We were sadden to hear of the loss of your father, "Mr. Rowe". We were unable to attend the...Read More »
4 of 75 | Posted by: Lucille and Valerie Reese - NJ

“Condolences to the wonderful family of this amazing man. He is in my memory as a man who loved his family dearly and loved to tell a joke... which...Read More »
5 of 75 | Posted by: Kenny duphiney - New York, NY

“Mr. Rowe was a Morristown legend & fixture. He will continue to be remembered, honored, & missed. God bless the Rowe family🙏...Read More »
6 of 75 | Posted by: Mrs. Carmen (Aiken) Isaac - TX

“To the Rowe Family, my deepest sympathies.Chris wollny ”
7 of 75 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Rowe Family – It’s never easy to say so long to a parent, my deepest condolences on your lost. Be still and allow God to...Read More »
8 of 75 | Posted by: Tammy Tillett - Whippany, NJ

“Sorry for your loss our prayers are with you ”
9 of 75 | Posted by: The harden family - Marietta, GA

“Dear Vernon, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family for the loss of someone who was (and still is) so loved. Your dad clearly was a...Read More »
10 of 75 | Posted by: Johanna Moore - Dover, NJ

“Our sincerest condolences to the family. We remember many years of sharing Vernon's sincere smile, humor, and gentlemanly approach at St. Peter's...Read More »
11 of 75 | Posted by: Raymond & Claire Walker - FL

“To the Rowe Family, My deepest condolences to you on the loss of your loved one. Mr. Rowe was a great man; a role model in the neighborhood for many...Read More »
12 of 75 | Posted by: Elton Hawkins - Maplewood, NJ

“To Dutch, Monica and Rowe family,Hearing about your loss has deeply saddened us. It was an honor to have known such a wonderful man. His kindness...Read More »
13 of 75 | Posted by: Jacki & Earl Brooks - Columbia, SC

“The Rowe family, our prayers, love & thoughts are with you during this time.We Pray for comfort and blessings that God will give you peace &...Read More »
14 of 75 | Posted by: Deacon & Deaconness Solomonj - NJ

“Vernon, remembering your dad seeing us off safely on the first day we integrated SBS in 1964. Wishing you and the family peace. ”
15 of 75 | Posted by: John Rogers - Pittsburgh, PA

“My condolences to all the family. I enjoyed many a conversation with him as did my father. Mark Slockbower ”
16 of 75 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Rowe Family,It was sad to hear of the passing of your loved one. I will always remember his wit and humor. May fond memories comfort all of...Read More »
17 of 75 | Posted by: Dwyane Anderson - Palatine, IL

“With our most sincere condolences to my Rowe Family. There's so much I can say about Mr. Rowe, I'm blessed to have known him &thankful for his...Read More »
18 of 75 | Posted by: Ra'Shelle Kemp-Foote - Baltimore, MD

“To the Rowe family prayers to all during this time. His smile and jokes will be missed. Another gentle giant has left the Morristown area ”
19 of 75 | Posted by: Shelia R Marrow - Parsippany, NJ

“To my extended family.. I pray for and with you! What a great man we have lost! ”
20 of 75 | Posted by: Keisha Sally - Columbia, SC

“No one can prepare you for a loss; it comes like a swift wind. However, take comfort in knowing that he is now resting in the arms of our Lord. Our...Read More »
21 of 75 | Posted by: Hope and Kevin Neely - Dover, NJ

“EVERY SO OFTEN,THE WORLD IS MADE MORE SPECIAL,BY SOMEONE BEING IN IT,VERNON WAS THAT TYPE OF PERSON!ALWAYS A SMILE AND A FRIENDLY HELLO,IM THANKFUL...Read More »
22 of 75 | Posted by: AL REED - MORRISTOWN, NJ

“To My Family This is one of the hardest thing to say. Evergreen Avenue,was a safe house for so many children. We laughed, cried, gained a lot of...Read More »
23 of 75 | Posted by: Betty Manley-Staley - MORRISTOWN, NJ

“A true gentleman and a role model. You will be missed sir. My condolences to the family. ”
24 of 75 | Posted by: Gregory Cobbs - Morristown, NJ

“With a profound sorrow and respect for our "pillar" in Morristown. Mr. Rowe, had a deep love for the families in our town and will be miss by all. ”
25 of 75 | Posted by: Herbie Banks - South Plainfield, NJ

“Vernon, my sincere condolences to you and your entire family. May our prayers help you thru this difficult time. Gerry Fox St. B '70 ”
26 of 75 | Posted by: Gerry Fox - Denville, NJ

“RIP my dear friennd. I will always remember our Monday mornings with the "REMEMBER WHEN BOYS". Gone but not forgotten. ”
27 of 75 | Posted by: A friend

“RIP my dear friend. I will always remember our Monday mornings with the REMEMBER WHEN BOYS. Gone but not forgotten. ”
28 of 75 | Posted by: Beverly Haynes - Dover, NJ


29 of 75 | Posted by: frances jackson - morristown

“May the peace of the lord be with you at this difficult time. Vernon was a wonderful person and had a great personality. ”
30 of 75 | Posted by: ETHEL C. moNTGOMERY - Goodyear, AZ

“To the Rowe Family, My deepest condolences on the loss of your father. He will truly be missed, what a great man. I pray you find comfort in the...Read More »
31 of 75 | Posted by: Janet Blanchard - Morrisotwn, NJ

“Rest in peace Mr. M. Vernon Rowe! You will be truely missed! 🌹🌹🌹 ”
32 of 75 | Posted by: D. Younginer-Brewster - DC

“Cousin Vernon has been such a wonderful example of unconditional love for family. We will always remember his warmth and wit. We love you and we...Read More »
33 of 75 | Posted by: Connie Marable - Upper Marlboro, MD

“Conversations with Vernon were always a bright spot in visits with my mother-in-law at Sunrise. He always had a smile, a friendly greeting and made...Read More »
34 of 75 | Posted by: Howard Haimann - Morristown, NJ

“Thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Mr Rowe. Such a wonderful pillar of our community..thank you.Rest in Peace. ”
35 of 75 | Posted by: Linda Barber - Parsippany, NJ

“To the Rowe Family: Please accept my heartfelt condolences. Mr. Rowe has always been there for everybody and please know that your family was blessed...Read More »
36 of 75 | Posted by: Sharon (Cadillac) Glover - NJ

“Dear Rowe Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. I remember having Karen as my Sunday School teacher when I was a little...Read More »
37 of 75 | Posted by: Karen (Rumpp) Rusciano - Moscow

“My prayers go out to the Family. May He R.I.P. I always like the way He conducted his business. ”
38 of 75 | Posted by: Eddie Spencer - Puyallup, WA

“As a new priest with a young family, Vernon and Marion were most kind to me (and Bea) when I served as the assistant at St. Peter's Church in the...Read More »
39 of 75 | Posted by: Robert L. Fitzpatrick - Honolulu, HI

“Both Mr. and Mrs. Rowe were such warm, caring and friendly people! They were great friends of my parents. Sending my prayers of comfort and love to...Read More »
40 of 75 | Posted by: Chris Hoffman-Payne - Morristown, NJ

“Praying for your comfort during this difficult time. ”
41 of 75 | Posted by: ROSELYN BETHUNE - WHARTON, NJ

“As our hearts are saddened for your families loss. May Vernon experience a joyful going home to the kingdom of the Lord. ”
42 of 75 | Posted by: Fred & Stella Gramby - Rockaway, NJ

“Mr. Rowe was a jokester but a very very nice man ”
43 of 75 | Posted by: Miriam A. Banks - Morristown, NJ

“To the Rowe Family, we would like to express our deepest sympathy. He will be missed by all who knew him.Coleman & Gloria Kemp ”
44 of 75 | Posted by: A friend

“The Rowe Family,Please know our hearts and prayers are with you during these difficult days. Our prayer is that God will meet you at your point of...Read More »
45 of 75 | Posted by: Ben and Rosa Blair - WHITE PLAINS, MD

“Dear Rowe Family Cousins,My heart grieves for the loss of this wonderful man. He was "Mr. Morristown" to me and seemed to know everyone and greet...Read More »
46 of 75 | Posted by: Roberta Moseley - Dover, NJ

“I remember his kindness and humor...those dry one-liners! :-) Godspeed, Mr. Rowe. ”
47 of 75 | Posted by: Luke Darnell

“My condolences to the family. ”
48 of 75 | Posted by: A Gibbs - NJ

“Rest in Peace Dear Friend ”
49 of 75 | Posted by: Keith Starnes - Morristown, NJ

“Vernon so sorry to hear about your Dad. I loved him very much. He always made me laugh. I adored him so much. Love to you all! ”
50 of 75 | Posted by: Bobbi Stanton - Port Orange, FL

“To the entire Rowe family, Please accept our sincere condolences. May the memories of Mr. Rowe and the love of family surround you and give you...Read More »
51 of 75 | Posted by: Madison Memorial Home - Madison, NJ

“Dear Vernon, I’m so sorry to hear about your father's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this time of sadness. I send my deepest...Read More »
52 of 75 | Posted by: Clarissa Posey - Hillside, NJ

“Sorry for your loss ”
53 of 75 | Posted by: Erwin Polk - Newark, DE

“So sorry to hear the news of Mr. Rowe's passing. As I type, my father, Albert is telling stories and recalling memories of Vernon Sr. He was a good...Read More »
54 of 75 | Posted by: Wendi Simmons - Morristown, NJ

“John & Family Our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. You know they say GOD only takes the best and he truly got the...Read More »
55 of 75 | Posted by: Steve Sandy Henerson Family - NC

“Dutchie and family, my prayers are with you during this very sad time. Your Dad was the kindest man,he always made me smile,now he is in heaven with...Read More »
56 of 75 | Posted by: Vickie Bryant - Dover, NJ

“Dear Vernon Jan and I and our family are so sorry for your loss. You have been there through our losses and we will keep you in our hearts as you...Read More »
57 of 75 | Posted by: stu sendell - rumson, NJ

“To the Rowe Family, I am very sorry for your loss. I only met your father once, by chance, but he graduated from MHS with my mother, Karlene Brown,...Read More »
58 of 75 | Posted by: David Cooley - Fort Myers, FL

“Another giant has fallen. I am sorry for your loss. ”
59 of 75 | Posted by: Deenie Schlosser - Morristown, NJ

“You will truly be missed. My condolences to the family ”
60 of 75 | Posted by: Karen Best - Winston Salem, NC

“Tonia and family our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We all have fond memories of you and your Dad. Plus our Dad's were such...Read More »
61 of 75 | Posted by: DeChiara Family

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. I hope that the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 can bring comfort. Knowing...Read More »
62 of 75 | Posted by: Dee

“Please accept our condolence. ”
63 of 75 | Posted by: Sandra & Freddie Gilyard - NJ

“My heartfelt condolences to your family on the loss of your Dad. I have so many fond memories of your parents both on Henry St and M.L.K. He is now...Read More »
64 of 75 | Posted by: Adele Oehley Johnston - NJ

“Dutchie,I am so sorry to hear this news.when I was just there in morristown about three weeks ago I asked how was my second father,we laughted and...Read More »
65 of 75 | Posted by: Sandra Shaw - Roxboro, NC

“Rest In Peace Mr. Rowe. ”
66 of 75 | Posted by: Les Wyatt Jr - Oakton, VA

“Tears for my dear friend, we will miss your joy and laughter..... ”
67 of 75 | Posted by: Keith Starnes - Morristown, NJ

“such a sad loss one of the truly nicest people I have ever had the pleasure to know condolence to the family rest in peace ”
68 of 75 | Posted by: Monica Gatto - cedar knolls, NJ

“To The Rowe Family, May GOD comfort you all during your time of bereavement and always. Mr. Rowe would always tease me as a child growing up, and my...Read More »
69 of 75 | Posted by: Donna Hubbard Bryce - morristown, NJ

“There are, of course, not enough words that can be said or written about Mr. Rowe. Your family has shared so much of their time, lives and...Read More »
70 of 75 | Posted by: Denise Covington & Family - NC

“There are, of course, not enough words that can be said or written about Mr. Rowe. Your family has shared so much of their time, lives and...Read More »
71 of 75 | Posted by: Denise Covington & Family - NC

“Condolences to the Family. So sorry for your loss. Your loss is Heaven's gain. Hold on to all of the memories you made through the years. Sleep well...Read More »
72 of 75 | Posted by: Cheryl Henderson - Morristown, NJ

“Rowe Family, Once again you say "So Long" to a treasure you shared with so many of us. Your patriarch modeled the roles of manhood and "family man...Read More »
73 of 75 | Posted by: Deborah Walker - New City, NY

“On behalf of our family I would like to offer our condolences to the Rowe family. What a family and what a legacy to behold. I hope that you can...Read More »
74 of 75 | Posted by: Aliki (Harding) Martin - Bahama, NC

“The Staff of Rowe-Lanterman Home For Funerals extend our deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of your loved one. Please accept...Read More »
75 of 75 | Posted by: Rowe-Lanterman Home for Funerals - NJ


MEADE VERNON ROWE SR of Morristown, NJ died February 8, 2017 at the age of 92. He was a licensed funeral director, owner and operator of Rowe Funeral Home, which he established alongside his late wife, Marion Cecelia Rowe. The business later merged with another funeral home in town and was renamed Rowe-Lanterman Home for Funerals, and is operated by Rowe's son, M. Vernon Rowe, Jr.