Published in the December 29, 2015 edition.

ObitRowe-webWAKEFIELD — Steven F. Rowe, 26, of Wakefield passed away on Dec. 23.

He was born in Melrose on Jan. 12, 1989. Steven was a lifelong Wakefield resident and a graduate of Wakefield Memorial High School, Class of 2007. He was a veteran and served with the United States Marine Corps in Afghanistan and Bahrain.

Steven is survived by his wife Melissa M. (Paiva) Rowe and his daughter Riley M. Rowe. He was the son of Geraldine M. (O’Brien) Rowe of Wakefield, his father Robert A. Rowe and his wife Judy of Newburyport, his sister Jennifer Rowe of Norfolk, Va. and his brother Michael Rowe of North Andover.

Steven’s funeral will be held in the First Parish Congregational Church, 1 Church St., Wakefield on Monday, Jan. 4, at 11 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Sunday, Jan. 3, from 1 to 4 p.m.