James Dower Sr., 57, brother of Sherman women
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War era after graduating from the Henry Abbott Vocational Technical School in Danbury as a draftsman. He then spent eight years with the Danbury Police Department.
He was also a mechanic for Sunnyside Motors in Holden, Mass., and most recently worked for J.T.D. Builders. He enjoyed motorcycles and camping and was associated with the " Downstreamers Club ."
Besides his wife and mother, Mr. Dower is survived by two sons, James Jr. of Princeton and Jeremy Sr. of Ashburnham, Mass.; a daughter, Tamara of Princeton; a brother, John of Princeton; three sisters,
There are no calling hours. Funeral arrangements will be private and at the convenience of the family.
The Robert J. Miller Funeral Home of Webster, Mass., was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.