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Doris Howard

Doris Howard, age 89, of Tewksbury Twp., passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at home.

She was born on November, 10, 1928 in New York, NY. She has resided in Tewksbury Twp., NJ since 1995, moving from Short Hills, NJ. She was the daughter of the late John and Sarah Martin. Doris was the wife of Donald Howard, celebrating 57 years of marriage. After completing High School, she attended New York University. In her younger years, Doris worked for NBC, ABC television, and an art buyer for a leading advertising agency. In 1959 she helped launch don Howard Personnel, an executive personnel placement firm, with her husband Don. As office manager, she greatly contributed to the growth and success of the agency. While she was living in Short Hills, Doris also volunteered for the Millburn First Aid Squad for many years. Doris loved to read, and spent half the year at her second home in Longboat Key, Fl. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her two grandchildren. Survivors in addition to her loving husband include one son, Gregg Howard, and his wife Valerie of Montville, NJ. Two grandchildren; Michael Howard and Graycen Howard. Predeceased by her daughter, Beth Beffa, who passed away in August of 2017.

Calling hours will be Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 3-6pm with Catholic Prayers at 4:30pm. All at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ. Interment will be private. At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Doris' favorite charity: , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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