Obituary of Robert Martin Lowensten
Robert Martin Lowensten, 93, of Long Cove Club, Hilton Head Island, SC died peacefully Monday, January 2, 2023.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 44 years Linda Rae; sister Jeanne Golden; sister-in-law Virginia Lowensten; brother-in-law Raymond Vanderbush; nieces Stephanie and Janice; nephews Raymond and Matthew; great nephews Peter, Matthew and Braden and great nieces Catherine and Sara. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother Wallace and his first wife Peggy Lowensten.
Bob was born in Jersey City, NJ and graduated from Hasbrouck Heights High School where he received All State Honors in football and baseball. He was inducted into the Hasbrouck Heights High School Hall of Fame. After high school, Bob served his country in the New Jersey Air National Guard.
Bob co-owned the family business, W.W. Lowensten Incorporated, in Newark, NJ, with his brother Wallace. It was established by his father Wallace in 1928 and was a restaurant and supermarket equipment company, where they imported from Italy and England.
He was a member of Hackensack Golf Club for 52 years and Long Cove Club on Hilton Head for 29 years. Bob was a 32nd Degree Mason and a Shriner for over 60 years. Bob and Linda traveled extensively in Europe and enjoyed playing golf in Ireland and Scotland.