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C. James Howe

C. James "Jim" Howe

Saturday, March 27th, 1943 - Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Obituary

C. James “Jim” Howe age 76 of Ephrata went home to be with the lord on Sunday, May 19 after a lengthy illness at Keystone Villa-Memory Unit, Ephrata. He was the husband of the late Verna M. (Swartzentruber) Howe who passed away on December 6, 2018. They were married 53 years on July 31st.
Surviving are two daughters Pamela, wife of Shaun Lafferty and Denise, wife of Kevin Chaney. Granddaughters Tonya wife of Phil Patton, Casey Lafferty, Brieana & Madelyn Chaney and 5 Great Grandchildren.
Jim was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps receiving an Honorable Discharge on June 28th, 1976. He enjoyed setting up his train display at the home of his mother (the late Hazel M. Howe) and aunt’s (the late Florence, Verna & Mildred Howe) in White Horse, PA every year at Christmas. He also played Santa many years on Christmas Eve. He enjoyed camping with his family and friends. In the later years he enjoyed sitting on the porch at their home on Ridge Ave., Ephrata watching the deer, wild turkeys and other wild life on the mountain. He was a member of Calvary Monument Bible Church where he was involved with the Youth Group.
A graveside service will be held at Calvary Monument Bible Cemetery, 1660 Mine Road, Paradise, PA on Wednesday, May 22 at 11 AM with Pastor Tom Hubbard officiating.
The family will be forever grateful to the staff at the Keystone Villa for the loving care they provided.
Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions can be made in his honor to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604. To send the family online condolences visit us at www.groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Groff-High-Eckenroth Funeral Home Inc., New Holland, PA.
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    Location
    Calvary Monument Bible Church
    Address
    1660 Mine Rd.
    PARADISE, PA
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    Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 11:00 AM.

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Greene Family

Posted at 02:01pm
Please accept my family’s sincere condolences on the loss of your dear loved one Mr. Howe. May you find comfort in fond memories of him, and hope in God’s assured promise to shortly awaken those asleep in death to perfect health and conditions under his new earthly government.
J

Jill Zimmerman

Posted at 12:49pm
I'll always remember Jim. How he would have a smile for me when I came into work. I only met Jim 6 months ago; however, there was something about him that just made him special to me. We talked some about my uncle after I was told they were cousins. My sympathy to the family.
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gary freeman

Posted at 06:02am
OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY. I KNEW JIM SINCE HE LIVED IN BLUE BALL, MANY YEARS AGO. REST IN PEACE JIM. GARY & BRENDA FREEMAN.
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