St Peters Episcopal Church
1648 W 9th St
San Pedro, CA 90732
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Barbara P. Howard

1925 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Barbara P. Howard Obituary
June 6, 1925 - July 5, 2016 Barbara was born and raised in San Francisco to Hazel and Ed Prost. She shared her childhood with her older sister Dorothy. Barbara attended UC Berkeley, joined Kappa Delta sorority, and met her husband of 56 years, Harold (Hal) Howard, Jr., a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. They were married in 1946 and shortly after graduation in 1948 moved to the Los Angeles area to start their family. After Hal passed away in 2002, Barbara forged a new life as a widow but remained the matriarch of her family and extended family. She was always generous and loving and had great concern for all her friends and those who helped her. Barbara was an active member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, volunteered through Las Vecinis, was on the UC Berkeley Alumni Scholarship committee for many years, and enjoyed The Red Hatters group in Palm Desert. Barbara lived a full and joyful 91 years. She is survived by her three children: Diane (& Hossain Meftagh), Doug (& Joyce), and Don Howard, five grandchildren: Jared, Kristen, Rion, Corey and Jessica, and two great-grandchildren: Anaya and Orion. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 4:00pm at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 1648 W. 9th Street, San Pedro, CA 90732. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to either: Cal Alumni Association's Leadership Award (online at https://give.berkeley.edu/egiving/index.cfm?fund=FL0120000) or mailed to UC Berkeley Foundation, University of California, Berkeley, P.O. Box 774, Berkeley, CA 94701-0774 OR St. Peter's Episcopal Church at the above mentioned address.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from July 15 to July 17, 2016
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