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HowardIGOWANDA:  Inez C. Howard, 92, a resident of Gowanda Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Gowanda, formerly of Dye Road, Forestville, died Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at her residence. She was born in South Dayton, on April 8, 1926, the daughter of the late Claude and Myrtle (Crowell) Congdon.

Mrs. Howard was a graduate of the former South Dayton High School, Class of 1943.  She worked as a Dietary Aide for the former JN Adam Developmental Center, Perrysburg, for 16 years and she co-owned & operated the family dairy & beef farm on Dye Road.  Mrs. Howard was a former member of TOPS Chapter #848, South Dayton and she enjoyed knitting, crocheting and her grandchildren.

Survivors include a daughter, Brenda (Howard) Eaton, of Cattaraugus; three sons Kenneth (Nancy) Howard, of Forestville; Arthur (Roberta) Howard, of Silver Creek; Robert Howard, of Forestville; five sisters, Audrey Congdon, of East Aurora; Helen Lindberg, of Rochester; Marion Sticek, of Silver Creek; Doris Welch, of Silver Creek; Trish Weinaug, of Gowanda; and a brother, Bruce (Beverly) Congdon, of Alexander, NC. Also surviving are a sister-in-law Mary Congdon of Irving, 11 grandchildren, several great and great-great grandchildren, 3 great-great-great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews and great nieces & nephews.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Donald N. Howard, whom she married on December 15, 1944 in the Forestville Baptist Parsonage and who died September 2, 2005, 4 sisters Ruth Harley, Betty Till, Maude Abbey, Minnie Kelley, 3 brothers Earl “Hoot” Congdon, Curtis Congdon, Edgar “Pat” Congdon and a brother-in-law James Weinaug.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM from where Funeral Services will be held Monday morning at 11 o’clock with Rev. Timothy Klahn of the Otto Lutheran Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in Villenova Cemetery, South Dayton.

The family suggests memorials be made either to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, PO Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240-0631 or to the Blind Association of WNY, 1160 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209.

To send condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

3 Comments on Obituary Notice – Inez C. Howard

  1. Danielle says:

    To the Howard family,
    I am sorry for the death of your loved one. Death isn’t normal and very hard to deal with. Jehovah gives us hope though. John 5:28 Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice 29 and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life, and those who practiced vile things to a resurrection of judgment.

  2. Dennis Welch says:

    Our condolences and prayers to the whole family. Aunt Ine will be missed by all of us.

  3. Shari Lynne Tribble says:

    very sorry for your loss

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