Howard Francis Ferguson Jr., 73, of Westminster, died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at home.
Born April 14, 1940, in San Pedro, Calif., he was the son of Isabel Toman Zanghi, of Winfield, and the late Joseph A. Zanghi. He was the husband of Joanne L. Crouthamel Ferguson, his wife of 52 years.
He was a retired Senior Chief Petty Officer, Expeditionary Tactical Communications System in the Coast Guard, and was a member of Westminster Baptist Church.
Surviving, in addition to his mother and wife, are a son, William Ferguson, of Westminster; a daughter, Coreen Ferguson, of Hanover, Pa.; sister and brother-in-law Heidi and Scott Benedict, of Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Rita Crouthamel, of Reisterstown; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Finksburg.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Westminster Baptist Church, 354 Crest Lane, Westminster, MD 21157.
Online condolences may be offered at www.burrier-queen.com
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