Rowe

Josiah P. Rowe III, former Free Lance-Star publisher and mayor of Fredericksburg, died Nov. 3 at age 90. He was honored at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening as his daughter Florence Barnick (left), grandson George Barnick (center) and daughter Jeanette Cadwallender receive a flag that was flown over the city from City Manager Tim Baroody.

Josiah P. Rowe III, former Free Lance–Star publisher and mayor of Fredericksburg, died Nov. 3 at age 90. Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw read a proclamation honoring him as “an exemplary member of our community, a committed public servant, honored businessman, recognized media leader, lifelong athlete and thoughtful benefactor” at the City Council meeting Tuesday evening. City Manager Tim Baroody then presented Rowe’s daughter Florence Barnick (left), grandson George Barnick (center) and daughter Jeanette Cadwallender with a flag that had flown over the city.

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