He was born March 19, 1944 in Portland, ME to the late Thomas and Barbara Cowan.
Peter graduated from the University of Maine with a degree in Business Administration and earned his MBA at the University of Akron and held various positions in businesses throughout Carroll County.
He was an avid sailor, boater, pilot and outdoorsman. As a young man, Peter earned the Eagle Scout award. He enjoyed spending time on Middle Bass Island and enjoyed collecting cars and model cars, boats and planes. Peter was a member of the Carroll Lodge 124 F & A.M.
Peter is survived by his wife, Pat, and longtime companion, Louise Bierdeman; children, Chad (Alison), Brigham (Alyson) and Nicholas (Beth); grandchildren, Zoe, Elliot, Annabell, Sarah, Samuel, Claire and Asher; sister, Jill Cowan McKenna and niece, Caitlin McKenna.
The family will receive friends Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel, 801 Pittsburg Ave. NW, North Canton, OH 44720 from 4-5 p.m. with services to follow at 5 p.m.
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