JOHN M. “Jack” HOWELL, JR.
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Jack, 71, of McDonald, Cecil Twp., died Sunday, March 10, 2019, in his home.
He was born July 19, 1947, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late John M. and Mary Lucarini Howell.
Mr. Howell was a heavy equipment mechanic with Lindsay Enterprises and also worked for US Air. He enjoyed hunting mushrooms, multi-level marketing, watching movies, TV shows, reading and debating. He was very proud of his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them and his dogs, Shatzi and Diva.
Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Cheryl “Cheri” Sawhill Howell of McDonald, children, Kira (Cat) Thompson of OH, Nathan (Amy) Howell of Pittsburgh and Micah (Miranda) Howell of Robinson Twp.; grandchildren, Halen, Sydney, Brody, Max, Olivia and Asher. Also surviving are his sisters and brother: Barbara Jean (late Jerry) Kaufman of McDonald, Dave (Dawna) Howell of McDonald, Sandy (Mark) Hilker of Cecil and Debbie Elena of McDonald.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Patricia Howell.
Friends will be received Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m – 12 Noon in the Thomas-Little Funeral Service, Inc., 314 W. Lincoln Avenue, McDonald (724-926-2800) where funeral service will be held Friday at 12 Noon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Jessie Klepsic’s Angels for Animals 982 Thomas Eighty Four Road, Eighty Four, PA 15330.