HOWARD John R., in Dorchester June 26, 2013 age 97. Retired Lieut. E-50 Boston Fire Department. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy P. (Sutermeister) Howard. Son of the late John D. and Irene T. (McAuliffe) Howard. Loving father of Dorothy Howard Groth of Henderson, NV, John J. Howard retired District Chief Dist. 12 Boston Fire Dept. Marion DiCamillo of Punta Gorda, FL, Robert F. Howard of Belgium, and Richard A. Howard of Mansfield. Brother of Walter Howard of Halifax, Phyllis Boragaurd of Worcester, Agnes Florentino of Somerville, and Elizabeth Howard of Charlestown, the late Irene, Arthur, William, Herbert, Donald, Majorie, Victor, and Patricia. Also survived by nine grandchildren, five great grand children and many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours in the Copeland-MacKinnon Funeral Home, 38 Center St., NORTH EASTON Sunday 4:00-8:00 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, 193 Main St., No. Easton on Monday at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Internment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. Veteran W.W. ll U.S. Army, member of Boston Firefighters Local 718 and International Assoc. of Firefighters. The family would like donations in lieu of flowers in John's memory to Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation, 55 Hallet St., Dorchester, MA 02124, For directions or to sign and online condolence visit http:// www.mackinnonfuneralhomes.com
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Copeland MacKinnon Funeral Home
93 Center St.
North Easton, MA 02356
Published in Boston Herald on June 29, 2013