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Benny M. Gowie

March 29, 1961 ~ May 20, 2020 (age 59)


Lansingburgh - Benjamin “Benny” Gowie, 59 passed away on May 20, 2020. Born and raised in Troy, He was the son of Mary Lou Kulka Gowie and the late Orville Gowie.

Benny was the owner operator of Big Daddy’s Bar for many years, he enjoyed going to Saratoga Race Track, playing golf, most of all he loved his family and many friends.

Benny is survived by his mother Mary Lou Gowie, his children Brenda Kennedy (Eric Cocco), Travis Gowie (Melissa) and Jessica King, his nine grandchildren, his siblings Terri St. John and Steven Gowie (Michele), his wife Cindy Gowie, also survived by four nephews and many friends.

Calling hours will be private for family and a graveside service will take place at Oakwood Cemetery, Troy.  Online condolences please visit


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Private Committal

Oakwood Cemetery
50 101st Street
Troy, NY 12180

Private Services

McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home
8 109th St
Troy, NY 12182

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