Jean A. Howe

SHAFTSBURY - Jean Allyson Howe, 86, died Tuesday, Sept.25, 2012, at Bennington Health & Rehabilitation.

Born in Eagle Bridge, N.Y., Oct.13, 1925, she was the daughter of Earl and Martha (Eddy) Charlestream.

She married James Allen Howe in Bennington Jan.12, 1947.

In earlier years, Mrs.Howe was employed at Hoy Manufacturing and Prospect Nursing Home.She later provided elder care to families in the Bennington, Cambridge, N.Y., and Shushan, N.Y., areas.

Survivors besides her husband include a son, James Howe of Shaftsbury; a grandson; a sister, Lois Holton of Bennington; nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Joan Morehouse; a sister, Alyce Hoffmeister, and a brother, Norman Charlestream.

The memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Seventh Day Adventist Church on Houghton Lane.

Memorial contributions may be made to Forrest Ward Memorial School or Bennington Rescue Squad, in care of Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.

Guest book condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

E.P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
628 Main Street  Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 442-2516

Published in Rutland Herald on Nov. 14, 2012