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“You will be missed it was a honor to have know you ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: David - Colchester

“I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER ROLLIN WITH THAT FUNNY WAY ABOUT HIM AND CUTE GRIN. FROM MY LIPS TO GOD'S EARS THAT HE WILL COMFORT ALL OF YOU IN THIS TIME...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Sally and family. So saddened by the news of Roland's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Denise Foote - Windsor, CT

“Sally, Caroline, Wyatt and Andy: There are no words that can take away the pain when we lose those that we love the most. Your lifetime of special...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Donna Folgherait - West Simsbury, CT

“I am so very sorry for your loss, I am your mail lady Jevan , Rollin was a very sweet man I will miss him waving as I drive by. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. I allways thought of you guys as the perfect family. My sincere condolences Sally,...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Peggy Kyser - Houlton, ME

“Rollin will truly be missed. He was such a great friend to my grandparents Edward and Eva Hnidziejko. My sincere condolences to the family Sally,...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Allison Mercey - Weatogue, CT

“With deepest sympathy during this time of difficulty. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Carmon Community Funeral Homes - CT

“Dear Roland, you fought the good fight, loyal to your family , served your country honorably,You deserve to be free of pain friend.You'll be missed,...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Dorothy Sikes - Windsor, CT


Rollin W. Cowles, 68, of East Granby, beloved husband of Sally (Dickey) Cowles, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 at his home. Born in Hartford, son of the late Albert P. and Doris (Carruthers) Cowles, he was a life-long resident of East Granby; living as the 6th generation of his family in the family home on Spoonville Road. Rollin served in the US Army in Vietnam and retired from the CT Natural Gas Corp where he also served as Shop Steward for the CNG Union. Besides his wife of 42 years, Sally; he leaves a son Andrew M. Cowles of East Granby; a daughter Caroline C. Cowles of Danbury; his beloved grandson Wyatt M. Snyder; two brothers Robert Cowles of PA and Dexter Cowles and his wife Lori of FL; three sisters Deborah Harriman (Edward) of VA, Marsha Sung (Philip), and Myra Doughney both of East Granby; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters Cynthia and Patricia Cowles and Phyllis Grover. His family will receive friends Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 12:30-2 PM followed by a Memorial Service at 2 PM in the Chapel of the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Avenue, Windsor. The Rev. Denise Terry will officiate. A Committal Service will be held Monday, October 16, 2017 at the Columbarium at the Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery, Middletown, at 1pm followed by military honors. Contributions may be made to Vets Aid, 220 1 Street NE, Suite 110, Washington, DC 20002, to benefit homeless veterans. For directions or condolences please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com