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John G. Howe

Born: Sun., Jan. 26, 1936
Died: Sat., Mar. 16, 2019

Memorial Service

2:00 PM Sat., Mar. 23, 2019
Location: Thacker Brothers Lake Monticello Funeral Home

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John G. Howe


     John Greeley Howe, 83, of Lake Monticello, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at his home.    

     He was born on January 26, 1936, in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, son of the late Caryl Greeley Howe and Miriam Shugg (Anthony) Howe.     

      In addition to his parents, He was preceded in death by his son: John G. Howe, Jr.;step-son: Bob Ross, step-daughter: Cherie Ross; and a brother, David Howe.  

     John was a retired airline pilot, having flown with Pan American Airlines for over 20 years.  He was a Vietnam War Veteran, having served his country in the United States Air Force.  He was a member of the American Legion; a Master Mason with the Musconetcong Lodge #42; and enjoyed playing golf and woodworking. In his younger days he loved fishing, hunting and annoying air traffic controllers.

     Survivors include his wife of over 36 years: Jeannette Willis Howe; children: Michelle Rosman, Stephen Howe, Rick Howe, Julie Meserve, Sue Kneip and David Ross; twelve grandchildren: Jack Rosman, Luke Rosman, Noah Meserve, Elizabeth Howe, Arianna Meserve, Ashlee Ligon, Ryan Kneip, Christopher Ross, Nicholas Ross, Amber Cadle, Ariel Cuveas, and Sarah Ross; two great-grandchildren: William Ligon and Henry Ross; sister-in-law: Joan Howe; niece and nephews: Carol Conners, William Howe and David Howe; and a number of other extended family members and friends.     

      A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Thacker Brothers Lake Monticello Funeral Home. Family and friends are welcome to gather immediately following the service at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.     

      Family and friends may share memories and photos at www.thackerbrothers.com.

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Betsy Dowling Estrada Aylsworth
   Posted Wed March 20, 2019
Dear Jan, Michelle, Julie, Stephen and Rick,
I am sorry for your loss. Praying for God's peace and comfort at this time.
cousin Betsy

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