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Roland D. Howard

Neptune City - Roland D. Howard , 78, of Neptune City, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center with his beloved wife of 56 years, Nancy, by his side. Mr. Howard (known as "Doug") was a teacher with the Monmouth County Vocational School System for 26 years before retiring. He excelled at fixing anything with a motor and loved fishing and cracking a good joke. He was an exempt member of the Washington Company of the Ocean Grove Fire Department. Born in Kinston, N.C., he moved to Millburn, N.J. at the age of 19, where he met his wife. They lived in Irvington before moving to Ocean Grove in 1962. He remained a resident of Neptune and Neptune City. Surviving are his wife, Nancy E. Howard, son, Randy D. Howard and wife, Deborah, daughter Holly H. Heron, sisters: Merle Jean, Maxine, Dixie, Diana, Grace, Rose, Daisy, Carmen, and their families, his granddaughters Hadley Heron, Courtney Schiereck, grandson William Schiereck and great-grandchildren Emerald Bowers and Alina Schiereck. Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday January 16 from 4pm to 7pm with a Fireman's service at 6:00 PM at the Ocean Grove Memorial Home, 118 Main Avenue, Ocean Grove.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 14, 2018
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