Marian Buzzell Howland

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    - Gloria Lanza
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    - Terry Ashe
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    - Emily Underwood
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    - Susan Howland
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Marian Howland

SOMERSWORTH - Marian Buzzell Howland died peacefully on Sept. 29, 2013.

She was 93, born and raised in Somersworth, N.H.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Elmer LeRoy Howland, on Sept. 26, 1976. She was the loving mother to two sons, John Howland of Levittown, Pa and Robert Howland of Rye, N.H.; two daughters, Donna Little (Howland) of Statesville, N.C., and Pam Howland, of Covington, Ga. She was the devoted sister to Edwin Buzzell of Eliot, Maine, Etta St. Laurent of Somersworth, Phyllis Kyreages of Dover, Raymond Buzzell of Dover, Roger Buzzell of Rochester and the late Fred Buzzell. She was the proud grandmother of nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the J. Verne Wood Funeral Home-Buckminster Chapel, 84 Broad St., Portsmouth. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, with interment following at the Pine Hill Cemetery, in Dover, NH. Family flowers only. Memorial contributions may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202. Visit: to sign the online guest book.

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J. Verne Wood Funeral Home
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Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-1702
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