2012-02-16 / Obituaries


Stephen P. Howard of Putnam Lake died Saturday February 11, 2012, in Carmel, at the age of 61.

Mr. Howard was born January 26, 1951, in the Bronx, son of the late John and Della (Crowley) Howard.

He graduated from Brewster High School in 1969 and married Gayle Dakin at Sacred Heart Church in Patterson on Dec. 7, 1974.

Mr. Howard was a Plant Manager for Kimberly Clark in New Milford, CT, for 37 years before retiring in 2011.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Church and the Knights of Columbus Fr. Breen Council in Patterson.

In addition to his wife, Gayle, he is survived by his four children, Daniel Howard of Brewster, Christopher Howard of Pawling, Jennifer Foster of Sherman, Ct., and Kevin Howard of Poughquag; three brothers, John Howard of Poughquag, Robert Howard of Saratoga, Gerard Howard and a sister Marie Bennett both of Katy Tex.; and seven grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on February 14 at Sacred Heart Church, Patterson.

Interment followed in Milltown Rural Cemetery in Brewster.

Please visit beecherfuneralhome.com for more information.

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