Tracy Lee Lowry
December 20, 1962- April 17, 2016
Tracy L. Lowry, 53, of Lusby, MD passed away surrounded by family at Washington Hospital Center on Sunday, April 17th.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Charlene Stone. Tracy is survived by husband Robert “Bobby John” Lowry; daughter Melissa Bridegum; and grandson Colt. She is also survived by her brother Craig Stone and sister Terry Mandley.
Tracy was born on December 20th, 1962 in Cheverly, MD to John and Charlene Stone. Her childhood years were spent in North Beach, MD with her family. She was a majorette and exceled at baton and rifle twirling. She graduated from Northern High in 1980. Shortly after graduation she started working at Da’Vanci’s Restaurant in Dunkirk as a waitress. This is where she met the owner’s son and cook, Bobby John. She married Bobby in October of 1982. She started working for Physicians Memorial Hospital (now known as University of Maryland at Charles Regional Medical Center) as a Lab Quality Assurance Data Technician. The couple welcomed their only child Melissa into the world May 5th, 1986. Tracy loved to sew clothes for Melissa, especially Halloween costumes. She volunteered her time at Melissa’s school and was a dance/orchestra mom for years.
Tracy loved family gatherings to celebrate the holidays, reading a good book, doing puzzles, and playing games as a family. Tracy enjoyed visiting the Calvert County Fair yearly. She had a soft spot for animals. She had two cats, Flipper and Bubba, whom she adored. She was a talented crocheter and loved making gifts for family and friends. Especially for her grandson, Colt.
Tracy was a dedicated worker and received numerous Lab Employee of the Years honors. She was even voted overall hospital employee of the year in 2008. She worked at the hospital for over 30+ years. She had many co-workers who became like family to her. She enjoyed being their “work mom” and friend.
The family will receive relatives and friends on April 22, 2016 from 10-11 AM at the Rausch Funeral Home in Port Republic, MD. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 AM in the funeral home. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to help offset funeral expenses may be made in Tracy’s name to Rausch Funeral Home.
Friday, April 22, 2016