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On Tuesday, June 03, 2014, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Hunter Howe; father of Lacy Howe and Ross Howe; grandfather of Emily, Elizabeth, Brandon and Andrew Howe. Also survived by his sister, Lidia West. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Friday, June 6, from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service at Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 633 Sligo Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, on Saturday, June 7, at 10 a.m. Interment Clarksville Cemetery, Clarksville, TN. Memorial contributions may be made to Church of the Ascension, 634 Silver Spring Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910; Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or , P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265.

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