A resident of Malden passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, November 4. Gary was born in Malden in 1954, the son of the late Harry and Henrietta Plowman. He graduated from Billerica High School in 1972. Gary went on to become an auto mechanic, working at various garages until health issues forced his retirement. Gary was a past member of the Elks Lodge of Billerica, the Eagle’s Lodge of Malden, and was also a member of the East Side Athletic Association. He was an avid Red Sox fan as well Patriots fan. He was skilled in throwing horseshoes, and in years past was an avid bowler. Gary also enjoyed fishing, especially at Mirror Lake in Whitefield, NH.
He is survived by his wife, Linda (Higgins) Plowman, his sons, Gary A. Plowman Jr and his wife Michelle of Dracut, Mark J. Plowman of Tyngsboro, and Christopher M. Plowman of Tyngsboro, his siblings, Carol Richards of Maine, Gail Schena of Henderson, NV, Paul Plowman of Beverly, Allan Plowman of Malden, Kevin Plowman of Scituate, William Plowman of Lowell, and Harry Plowman of Amesbury, his grandchildren, Kayleigh, Stephen, Derek, and Ryan, and many nieces and nephews.
Gary was preceded in death by his sisters, Dianne Spinelli and Nancy Capone, and his brother, David Plowman.
A memorial service for Gary will be held on Saturday, November 13 at 11 AM.