PAWTUCKET - Kenneth Paul Howe, age 62, died Monday, March 8th after a two year battle with pancreatic cancer, surrounded by his family.
Ken was born on August 6th, 1958 to Donald and Theresa (Zubriski) Howe. He is survived by his wife Debbie (Weidman) Howe, daughter Chelsea Howe, son Adam Howe, brother George Howe, Son-in-Law Michael Molinari, and granddaughter Indigo Hol. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his older brother Donald Howe.
Born in Pawtucket, Ken attended St. Raphael Academy graduating in 1976. Ken entered the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY and In May of 1980, graduated and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers.
Ken left the military in 1985 and began his civilian career at Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati, Ohio as an Assistant Brand Manager. He then was offered a job as Marketing Manager for Pizza Hut in Wichita, Kansas. Marketing Manager turned into New Concepts which turned into Operations as Ken spent 10 years in Wichita and Kansas City honing his knowledge of the brand.
In 2009, Ken and Debbie moved to Las Vegas, Nevada to achieve his longtime dream of becoming a Pizza Hut franchisee. Ken was a founding shareholder of Las Vegas Pizza LLC, a Pizza Hut franchise currently made up of 45 restaurants all located in the greater Las Vegas metro market.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Ken's favorite charity pizzaforprayer.org.
This is a small local Las Vegas charity that had the brilliant idea of rescuing food. Donations may also be made to pancreatic.org
which helps fund the UCLA center for pancreatic diseases and research where Ken was treated.
Family and friends may visit palmsouthwest.com
to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to Ken's family.