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Howard Schofield

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Howard Schofield Obituary
Howard Schofield

AGE: 87 • Ocean View

Howard Reading Schofield, 87, of Ocean View, Delaware, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, after a short illness with his children near his side.

Howard, formerly of Newark, Delaware and Delaware County, Pennsylvania retired from Morton Thiokol as a machine shop supervisor. He also was a long-time employee with Boeing in Delaware County, PA. He served in the U.S. Navy and was an active member of VFW Post 7234.

Left to cherish his memory are his children Karen Gorman and her husband Bryan Gorman of Panama City, Florida; Kevin Schofield and his wife Tammy of Boise, Idaho; and Kim Hart and her husband Bill Hart of Smyrna, Delaware. His grandchildren Tommy Hart of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware; Michael Daniels and his wife Natalie of Indianapolis, Indiana; Bret Schofield of Boise, Idaho; Kyrstyn Larsen of Tempe, Arizona; and Cory Hart of Smyrna, Delaware will dearly miss him. He is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anne Catholic Church on Route 26 in Bethany Beach, Delaware at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 9, 2017. Friends may call prior to the service from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at Melson Funeral Services Ocean View Chapel, 38040 Muddy Neck Road, Ocean View, DE 19970. Burial with Military Honors will take place immediately following the Mass at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro, DE.

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Published in The News Journal on Jan. 5, 2017
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