Allistair Cowie


74, of Paramus, passed away on Monday, November 25, 2013. Retiring in 1996 Al worked for PSE&G as a Substation Maintenance Supervisor for 37 years. A parishioner of Our Lady of the Visitation Church in Paramus. He loved cooking and gardening. Al also volunteered his time for many years as a Little League Coach and a Scout Leader.

Cherished husband of Joan Cowie (nee Guirreri). Beloved father of Alan Cowie and his wife Linda of Vernon, Paul Cowie and his wife Mary Ann of Newton, Stephen Cowie and his wife Maria Felicia of Waldwick, James Cowie and his wife Jill of Ramsey, and Douglas Cowie and his wife Jeana of Ridgewood. Adored grandfather of Samantha, Eric, Sean, Nicholas, Allison, Melissa, Alexandra, Christina.

Family will receive friends on Friday, November 29, 2013 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 113 South Farview Avenue, Paramus. Funeral Service Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 9:30 am at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus followed by a 10:00 am Funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Visitation R.C. Church, Paramus. Interment George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions in Al's memory may be made in lieu of flowers to Our Lady of the Visitation R.C. Church 234 Farview Avenue Paramus, NJ 07652.

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Posted by Joe Guirreri on February 26, 2014 10:39 AM x

I would like to express our deepest condolences to the Cowie family from our family. I would like to talk to Joan and son Paul. Joe Guirreri [email protected]

Posted by Charlotte A. Groce Unversaw on December 3, 2013 1:25 PM x

I am deeply sorry to read of the loss of Allistair in death. I pray you and your family be comforted in the time ahead as you adjust to these altered circumstances.Although we did not keep in touch, I thought of him and his family often. My memories of our visits to Uncle Alec, Aunt Selma, and Al when I lived in NJ with my Mom and Dad are treasured. I too love to garden, although it has become more difficult in the past couple of years. Please accept my sincerest sympathy. Cousin Charlotte and husband Frank

Posted by Gail Scherer on November 29, 2013 3:34 PM x

My deepest and heartfelt sympathy to you all. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Judy Recca on November 29, 2013 8:42 AM x

That was a beautiful video tribute. So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Judy and Art

Posted by Gene Azzalina on November 27, 2013 11:26 AM x

I am so sorry for your loss

Posted by Arthur and Patricia Neff on November 26, 2013 1:03 PM x

Our sincere condolences to you and your family. Allistair was not only my cousin but also like a brother and mentor to me. He will be missed. God bless Allistair and the entire family. God will help you through this time of sorrow. Artie and Pat Neff

Posted by Cindy & Don Lang on November 26, 2013 10:06 AM x

Our thoughts are with you at this sad and difficult time. Al was truly a nice person, his eyes sparkeled with happiness. We are so sorry for your loss. With love, Cindy and Don Lang

Posted by John Falcone on November 26, 2013 10:04 AM x

We are very sorry for your loss, may your memories bring you peace at this difficult time. Diane & John

Posted by John Fahey on November 26, 2013 8:51 AM x

My family and I pray for you all in this time of loss. Al's unique wit and wisdom will live on with all of us.

Posted by Richard Wilson on November 26, 2013 8:04 AM x

I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family during these difficult times.


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