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Obituary for Roy John Howe

November 6, 2017
Brigantine, New Jersey


Roy John Howe, 85, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on November 6, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Franklin Lakes, NJ he was the son of the late Harry James and Mary (Hart) Howe. He was the devoted husband of Anne Marie (Klappert) Howe whom he married on August 28, 1965.

Roy was a Foreman and Recycling Coordinator for the City of Brigantine for over 28 years. He was responsible for creating the Recycling Program for Brigantine City. Roy was the 21st member of Brigantine Elks Club and the first Vice-President of the Brigantine Republican Club. He was a Deacon at the 1st Presbyterian Church of Brigantine. Roy had many hobbies and interests which included; fishing for striped bass sand flounders, crabbing for blue claws, skiing in the Poconos and Killington, and traveling, especially to Lancaster, PA. When it came to his grandchildren he could never say no as he showered them with treats on the excursions to McDonalds and Wawa and he never missed a sporting event of his grandkids.

Roy will be fondly missed and remembered by his wife; Anne Marie (Klappert) Howe, son; Christopher (Dawn) Howe, daughter; Stephanie Howe, grandchildren; Cory and Cameron.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Roy's Life Celebration Funeral Service on Saturday November 11, 2017 at 11:00am at Community Presbyterian Church, 1501 W. Brigantine Ave., Brigantine, NJ 08203. A visitation will be held on Friday November 10, 2017 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Keates-Plum Funeral Home, 3112 Brigantine Ave., Brigantine, NJ 08203 and at the church on Saturday November 11, 2017 from 10:00am until time of service. Interment will be at Laurel Memorial Park, Egg Harbor Twp. To pay respects, leave condolences, and share your fondest memories of Roy please visit Arrangements have been entrusted to Keates-Plum Home in Brigantine, NJ 609-266-3481.

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