Rose Howell

Rose Garnet Howell

Melbourne, FL

Rose Garnet Howell, 87, a retired bookkeeper, passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Ginny's Place of Lake Washington. She was born in Wheeling, WV and came to Brevard County in 1963 from Connecticut. Garnet was a bookkeeper for Sabal Elementary and Palm Bay High School.

She is survived by her daughters, Kathleen Govekar, Christine (Matthew) Sibol, and Donna (Randy) Lindholm; twelve grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Jerry Sibol; and her husband, Daniel Wood Howell.

A visitation will be held on Monday, March 10, 2014 from 11:00am-1:00pm at the Life Event Center at Florida Memorial, with a funeral service following at 1:00. The family would love to see you wear red, as it was Garnet's favorite color.

Special thanks to Ginny's Place owner, Stephanie Durgin and all of the dedicated and caring staff for providing a safe and loving home for the last six years. Also, thanks to Wuesthoff Hospice for the variety of services and care for the past four years.

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Funeral Home

Florida Memorial Funeral Home
5950 S US Highway 1 Rockledge, FL 32955
(321) 636-8943

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Mar. 8, 2014