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Philip Roy Howe

WEST CHESTERFIELD, NH Philip Roy Howe, 72, passed away at his home surrounded by loving family. Born in Newfane, VT, he was the son of Guy and Evelyn Howe. He was educated in local schools and was a 1960 graduate of Hinsdale High School. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force from 1960-1965 and attained rank of Airman 2nd Class as a Jet Engine Mechanic. On June 11, 1966, he was married to Rosealie (Dascomb) Howe of Hinsdale, NH at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Mr. Howe was a family man. He enjoyed the outdoors, watching his grandchildren play sports and spending time with his great-grandchildren. He had a big heart and a great love for animals. He was a member of American Legion Post #5 in Brattleboro. In addition to his former wife, Rosealie Howe, he is survived by his children, Elaine King of Bernardston, MA, Dwight Howe and his wife, Mary Howe of Hinsdale, NH and Kathryn Lynch and husband, Leonard Lynch of Hinsdale, NH. Mr. Howe is also survived by his life partner, Heidi Finnell, grandchildren, Peter Howe and his wife, Lori Howe, Jonathon Howe, Dwight Howe, Theresa Skillings, Samantha Lynch and Hannah Lynch. Also included are great-grandchildren, Ryker, Willow, Marleigh, Haileigh, Piper and Chloe. Mr. Howe is also survived by his siblings, Guy Howe and his wife, Dorothy Howe of Williamsville, VT; Marion Everett of Elizabeth City, NC and Shirley Thomas and husband, Chet Thomas of Hinsdale, NH. He was also survived by many nieces and nephews that he loved. Mr. Howe was predeceased by his parents, Guy and Evelyn Howe, brothers, Stephen and Lelan, sisters, Joyce & Lillian, a daughter-in-law, Beverly and a grandchild, Ashley. SERVICES: A Celebration of Life will be held in the coming weeks with additional details to be determined. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made on Philip's behalf to the Hinsdale Historical Society at PO Box 194, Hinsdale, NH 03451-0194 or to Hospice of Keene at P.O. Box 564, Keene, NH 03431.
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Aug. 15, 2015
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