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Howard A. Higby

AGE: 82 • Holmdel

Howard A. Higby, 82, of Holmdel, joined his dance partner and beloved wife Janet on December 13, 2013. He was born on June 21, 1931 in the Valsburg section of Newark. In 1959, they settled in Hazlet to raise their family. In 1984, they moved to Holmdel. Howard was a proud U. S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict. He retired from Essroc Cement Company where he was a District Manager. Howard enjoyed dancing with his wife Janet, golfing and was an avid Cardinals baseball fan.

He was predceased by his parents Edward and Viola Soden Higby and his beloved wife Janet Rall Higby (April 25, 2008). Howard is survived by his loving children Todd Higby and his wife Barbara of Middletown, Ellen "Sue" Lamb and her husband Joseph of Hazlet, Pamela McGowan and her husband Kenneth of Arlington, VT, along with his cherished grandchildren Joseph Lamb, Kara Lamb, Colin McGowan, Patrick Higby, Kerry Tolas, Taryn Higby, Kyle McGowan, Jenna Higby and three adored great grandchildren. He will be sadly missed but never forgotten.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Tuesday December 17, from 4 to 8 PM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 3269 Highway 35 North in Hazlet, NJ 07730. There will be a service at the funeral home on Tuesday with Military Honors. The Higby family would like to thank the staff at Bayside Manor for the loving care given to Howard during his stay. Memorial contribution in memory of Howard to the Wounded Warriors would be appreciated. For information, directions or to send condolences to the family, please visit,


Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 15, 2013
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