Born in Oswego,she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Elizabeth (Lenehan)Mulcahey.She was a graduate of St. Mary's School,the Oswego High School and the Rochester Business Institute.
She was employed with the St.Regis Paper Company and later retired from the Oswego City School District in 1981.
Mrs. Lowery was a member of the P.T.A. and the St.Mary's Women's Club.She enjoyed sewing and reading and was an avid S.U. Sports fan. She enjoyed all the family activities especially watching her children and grandchildren play sports.Mary enjoyed spending time on the lake from the walks to Breitbeck Park to watch the sunset and the band concerts, or to see the lighthouse and the sailboats on the lake.
Surviving are three daughters,Kathy(Ed) Lowery of Little Falls,Patty(Phil) Lowery of Logantownship New Jersey,Peg(Patrick) Lowery of Sarasota Florida,three sons,Joe(Pam)Lowery of Winston Salem,Bob(Diane)Lowery and Jack (Nancy)Lowery both of Oswego and four grandchildren ,Dan,Bryan,R.J. and Jason..
She was predeceased by her husband Joseph (Bounce) Lowery, three sisters,Elizabeth Mulcahey,Anna West,Margaret Dillion and two brothers,Frederick and Edward Mulcahey.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 from St. Mary's Church .
There are no calling hours.
Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery
Contributions may be made to the St.Mary's Church Restoration Fund.