Obituary of Lansing W. Cowley, III
Mr. Lansing W. Cowley, III, 72, of Utica, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at his home with his loving family by his side.
Lansing was born in Syracuse on May 7, 1947, the son of Lansing W., II and Edith (Collins) Cowley and received his education in Syracuse schools. In Utica, on October 22, 1968, Lansing was united in marriage with Roseann Bumbolo. For 47 years, Lansing was employed with the City of Utica, DPW retiring in 2012. He was a huge NY Yankees fan, and a baseball card collector.
Mr. Cowley is survived by his beloved wife, Roseann; six daughters and four sons-in-law, Tina and Pedro Hernandez of Clinton, Marcia and Donald Postal of Utica, Tracy and Felix Rodriguez of Utica, Joanne Cowley and Donald Fredenburg of Utica, Sandy and Gene Zagorski of Utica and Amalia Ortiz of Utica; two sons, Lansing “Tiny” W. Cowley IV and Blythe Linebeck of Chadwicks and Mikey Cowley of Utica; two brothers, Michael Cowley of CT and Pat Cowley of Rome, as well as several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and his canine companion, Ralphie. He was predeceased by three grandchildren, DeeJay Fredenburg, Jr., Cindy Golden and Andrew Cowley and three brothers.
Visitation for family and friends is Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Heintz Funeral Home, 1517 Whitesboro St., Utica, followed by a prayer at the conclusion of visitation. Those wishing to make a donation in Lansing’s memory, please consider Stevens-Swan Humane Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Lansing Cowley, III, please visit Tribute Store