William Charles Howell

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William Charles Howell

Allentown, PA

William Charles Howell, born September 1, 1923 went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 14, 2014. He was born in Plainfield, NJ. He served in the US Navy during World War II in both the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters as a Gunner's Mate First Class on the West Texas and the SS Eugene Fields. He had a long career in the newspaper business and was a Journeyman Machinist at the Newark Evening News for many years. He moved to Bradenton in 1976 and retired from the Sarasota Herald Tribune in 1989 after serving as their Facilities Superintendent for 13 years. He moved to Allentown, PA in 2010. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, football and vacationing with his family.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Mary and his son, Robert. He is survived by his sons, William C. Howell, Jr. and his wife, Mary Ellen of Palatine, IL, John T. Howell and his wife, Pattie of Sarasota, FL; daughters, Nancy A. Rosenberg and her husband, Gary of Bradenton, FL and Kathleen Perdick and her husband, Michael of Allentown, PA. "Pop" will be missed by his grandchildren, Thomas A. Yannitte, Jeffrey S. Perdick and his wife, Penny, William C. Howell III, David M. Perdick, Timothy M. Vella, Lisa M. Simpkins and her husband, Mark, Michelle E. Malone and her husband, Anthony, Gregory W. Howell, John H. Howell and his wife, Jen, Tory J. Vella and his wife, Nicole, Michael A. Howell and great-grandchildren, Brie Yannitte, Shane and Kelsey Simpkins, Mariska, Peyton, and Austin Perdick, Teddy and Tony Malone, Lilly Vella, Devyn Bridges, Lexie and Jase Howell and Alyssa Grimes. He is also survived by his sister, Vera Importico; his brother and sister-in-laws, Mike and Judy Zampello and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation 1:30-3:00PM with Services to follow at 3:00PM on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer's organization. Condolences to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.

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Brown and Sons 43rd Street - Bradenton
604 43rd Street West  Bradenton, FL 34209
(941) 758-7788
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Published in Courier News on Mar. 18, 2014
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