John “Jack” Rowe, 80, of Penn Yan, passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 12, 2019, with his wife, Brenda Rowe, at his side. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1600 NY-54, Penn Yan, NY. Jack was born in Corning, NY and went to school in Avon, NY. In 1968, he became one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and married his loving wife in 1977. Jack loved trains, photography and nature. Vacationing in the Adirondacks with his family and friends was always a favorite. Jack was always kind, generous and quick to make friends with all he met and enjoyed sharing his bible-based hope of the future with all. Jack was survived by his wife, Brenda Rowe, stepson Rick (Laura) Pierce, daughters Cheryl Rowe and Pam Ribble, brothers Jerry (Wanda) Rowe and Robert (Marylou) Rowe, sister Marylou (Jim) Miller, and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.