Timothy F. Dowd


Timothy F. Dowd, a resident of Manhasset, passed away on Sept. 16. He was 45. Timothy was a devoted father, brother, and son, that lived his life with honor, service to country, and was a person of deep faith. He was the only son of Timothy and Janice Dowd, of Manhasset, NY, beloved brother of Jennifer Dowd, and proud father of Aidan, Taidgh, and Margaret (Maggie) Dowd. He was pre-deceased by his grandmother, Mary Thompson, on Sept. 15, 2016.
Timothy was a 1989 graduate of Chaminade High School, and attended Valley Forge Military College, where he was the recipient of the Falcon Foundation’s Brigadier General Charles E. Yeager Scholarship. Timothy went on to receive an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, and graduated in 1994 as a Second Lieutenant with a B.S. in Military History. Timothy also received an M.A. in Strategic Intelligence, with a Middle East focus. During his career with the United States Air Force, Timothy attained the rank of Captain, and served at Osan Air Base, South Korea, Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK, Howard Air Force Base, Panama, Ft. Meade, MD, Maxwell Air Force Base, AB, and Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia. Subsequent to his military service, Timothy was employed in the private sector, where he continued to focus on his area of expertise.
Timothy had a great love for the outdoors, including skiing and camping. He was a member of Boy Scout Troop 71 in Plandome, and earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Timothy’s Eagle Scout Project was an Organ Donor Awareness Drive within the community.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any of the following:

Chaminade Development Fund
(Donation in Memory of Timothy F. Dowd)
Chaminade High School
340 Jackson Ave.
Mineola, NY 11501
Attn: Brother Richard Hartz, S.M.

Shepherd’s Fund
(Donation in memory of Timothy F. Dowd)
Kellenberg Memorial High School
1400 Glenn Curtiss Blvd.
Uniondale, NY 11553
Attn: Mrs. Denise Miles

Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758516
Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516

Wake Information:
Fairchild Funeral Chapel
1570 Northern Blvd.
Manhasset, New York 11030
Saturday, Sept. 24, and Sunday, Sept. 25, from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Funeral Mass:
St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church
1300 Northern Blvd.
Manhasset, New York 11030
Monday, 9/26 at 10 a.m.
Burial at Calverton National Cemetery, Long Island, New York




Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here