Howard Andrew Ford

Howard Andrew Ford of East Earl Howard Andrew Ford, 75, of East Earl, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Ephrata Community Hospital. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Edward M. and Sara E. Albright Ford. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Mr. Ford was employed by Charles DeLong & Associates as a pipe fitter. He is survived by his children, Bruce J. (Stephanie), Michael A. (Dawn), Gretchen A. Fletcher (Steve), Jennifer N. Quinn (Kevin), Kelly D. Bickings (Tim), and Alexander (Sara). He is also survived by his sisters, Loretta Simes, Linda Pfeil and Jacqueline Simmons; and by 15 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brothers, John and Edwin Ford. A funeral service will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29th, at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, where family and friends may call from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Interment will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Pa. To send online condolences, visit

Funeral Home

James J. Terry Funeral Home
736 E Lancaster Ave Downingtown, PA 19335
(610) 269-6567
Published in The Daily Local on May 23, 2013