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Joel E. Mowery
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Obituary for Joel E. Mowery

Joel E. Mowery, 81, of Holmdel, passed away on Friday, May 19th, 2017 at Bayshore Community Hospital, in Holmdel surrounded by family. Born in Shamokin, PA then moved to New Jersey where he resided in Holmdel for over 50 years.

Joel was the owner of J.E. Mowery & Son Excavating Inc. which he established back in 1966. Over the years, he donated his time and services to many in the community. He loved spending his free time taking care of his koi pond and operating his favorite machine the “hoe”.

He is survived by his wife Maria Mowery; his daughters Marianne Knoeppel, Michelle Tilton; his sons Joel Jr., Shawn, Lee, as well as their spouses, 19 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 South Holmdel Road, Holmdel, on Wednesday May 24th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, May 25th at 11:00 am. Entombment will then follow at the Holmdel Cemetery Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to the American Heart Association,

To share a memory of Joel, please visit his Tribute Page at

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Holmdel Funeral Home

26 South Holmdel Road
Holmdel , NJ 07733





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Holmdel Funeral Home

26 South Holmdel Road
Holmdel , NJ 07733

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Holmdel Mausloeum

Holmdel Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733


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