VERNON — Adam C. Rowett, 18, died unexpectedly at home on Friday, Jan. 11, 2007.
Born to Timothy and Susan Rowett in Pequannock, he lived most of his life in the Highland Lakes section of Vernon.
Mr. Rowett was a graduate of Vernon High School and had been working as a lift attendant at Mountain Creek Ski Resort in Vernon for the season. He was a former Boy Scout with Troop 404 in Highland Lakes, played soccer and basketball, and was an avid snowboarder. He had a great interest in sports cars, four-wheelers and dirt biking.
Mr. Rowett was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Robert and Lillian Rowett, and his maternal grandmother, Betty Block.
He was the beloved son of Timothy and Susan Rowett of Highland Lakes; the dear brother of Joe Curran of Rhode Island, Lauren Montanaro of Stockholm, Kristen Montanaro of Highland Lakes, and Peter Montanaro of Sussex; grandson of Phillip Block of North Carolina; uncle of Paige and Eric Montanaro; and nephew of Steve Block of Flanders, Jeff Block of North Carolina, Judy Hardick of Ogdensburg and Ellen Chiosie of Monroe, N.Y.
The family will receive their friends at Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94, Vernon, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Glenwood Cemetery, Vernon.
Memorial gifts to Caring Hearts Fund, C/O Vernon United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 345, Vernon, NJ 07462 would be appreciated.
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