CALVIN C. HOWARD JR. - MILTON - Calvin C. Howard Jr., 61, a former resident of Glens Falls, N.Y., passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Born on Jan. 28, 1952, in Glens Falls, N.Y., he was the son of Bessie (Gifford) Donohue of Glens Falls, and the late, Calvin Howard Sr. Calvin was employed at Pactive Corp. for 15 years, retiring in 2002. Calvin married his wife, Linda Doran, of 41 years, in 1971. He enjoyed being in the outdoors, going fishing and hunting. Calvin was a family man, who loved being a grandpa and was affectionately known as "Grampy" by his grandchildren. Calvin was also predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Grandma and Grandpa Gifford; parents-in-law, Anita and Robert Doran; sister and brother-in-law, Gloria and Bob Scherer; brother-in-law, Jesse Stockwell; sister-in-law, Carol Bean; and nephew, Patrick Webb. Survivors include his wife, Linda (Doran) Howard of Milton; daughter, Rebekah Boyle and husband, Martin, of Milton; grandchildren, Rileigh and Sean; special nephew, Bobby Scherer and wife, Kelly; mother and stepfather, Bessie and Robert Donohue; siblings, Barbara Lydecker and husband, Milnor, Bobby Donohue and wife, Barb, and Debbie Campbell and husband, Ron; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family would like to thank the nurses, doctors and staff of Baird 4 at Fletcher Allen Health Care. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m., on Monday, July 1, 2013, at Regan Denny Stafford Funeral Home, 53 Quaker Road, Queensbury, N.Y. Burial will follow at Pine View Cemetery in Queensbury, N.Y. Family and friends are invited and may call from 12 to 1 p.m. on Monday, July 1, 2013, at the funeral home. Online condolences can be made to the family by visiting Donations in memory of Calvin can be made to the VT, 300 Cornerstone Dr., Williston, VT 05495.

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Regan Denny Stafford Funeral Home
53 Quaker Rd Queensbury, NY 12804
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on June 30, 2013