American Veteran 08

William E. Howe

December 9, 2019

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Obituary

William E. Howe, 96, of East Bridgewater and former longtime resident of Weymouth, entered into eternal rest rest December 9, 2019.  He was the son of William F. and Margaret Mary (Hansen) Howe.  

He was a graduate of Weymouth High and proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a combat medic. Bill retired from the Telephone Company and was best known for his sign and truck lettering skills which brought him joy and many friends.

Beloved husband of 57 years to Violet Ann (McNamara) Howe who passed in 2001.  Devoted father of Catherine and her husband Ronald Travers of East Bridgewater.  He was the brother of the late Margaret Kelly and Jane Trotta Bradford.  

He was the proud "HUPPA" of Michael Travers and his wife Janene, David Travers and his wife Ann and William Travers and his wife Kelly and his Great Grand children, Devan, Joshua and Emilee Travers and "The Great One" to his nieces and nephews.

Bill was an animal lover and in lieu of flowers please donate to a shelter of your choice.

Visiting hours will be held on Saturday Dec. 14, 2019, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM followed by a service at 1:00 pm at the Leighton-MacKinnon Funeral Home, 4 West Washington St., Hanson, MA.  To leave an online condolence, please visit www.mackinnon funeral homes.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 14, 2019

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Leighton-MacKinnon Funeral Home and South Shore Cremation Services
4 West Washington Street
Hanson, MA 02341

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 14, 2019

1:00 PM
Leighton-MacKinnon Funeral Home and South Shore Cremation Services
4 West Washington Street
Hanson, MA 02341

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