LOWITZER LOWITZER - Howard M. November 7, 2012; most loving and cherished husband of Heidi (nee Nikolai); teacher, role model and most beloved dad of Michael (Grace Phillips) and Heather Lowitzer, Ian (Erica Terzian) and Dylan MacDonell; adoring papa of Jack MacDonell; loving son of Howard and the late Patricia (nee D`Arcy) Lowitzer; dearly loved brother of Cheryl, Darcy (Canio) Masi, David (Colleen), Claire (Mark) Zymslo and the late Kevin; beloved son-in-law of Carlie M. Nikolai; caring brother-in-law of RuthAnn (Steven) Ries and Wendy K. Nikolai; also survived by nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. The family will be present on Thursday from 6-9 PM and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 1024 French Rd., Cheektowaga. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday from the New Apostolic Church, 314 Pine Ridge Rd., Cheektowaga at 10:30 AM. Family and friends are asked to please assemble at the church. Howie served proudly in the United States Army (101st Airborne). He was an outgoing and fun loving guy who enjoyed a good belly laugh, tried always to do the right thing, and above all he cherished, protected and loved his family. He was one of the good guys. Flowers welcome, but donations to Roswell Park Cancer Institute or The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation ( are greatly appreciated. Share your condolences at

Funeral Home

Urban-Amigone Funeral Home - West Seneca Chapel
1024 French Road Cheektowaga, NY 14227
(716) 668-1696

Published in the Buffalo News from Nov. 8 to Nov. 9, 2012