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In Memory of

Marie Antos Howe

May 20, 1917 - June 11, 2017

Obituary


Having celebrated her 100th birthday May 20, 2017, Marie Antos Howe died peacefully on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

She was born in Akron, Ohio and resided in Takoma Park, MD until 1979 when she moved to Port Charlotte, FL. In 2008, she moved to Newport News. She had a long successful career with the United States Postal Service as a supervisory administrator and subsequently retired from the Headquarters of the U.S. Postal Service in Washington, D.C.

She is survived by her son, John J. Howe, Jr. and wife, Patricia, of Tucson, AZ; daughter,...

Having celebrated her 100th birthday May 20, 2017, Marie Antos Howe died peacefully on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

She was born in Akron, Ohio and resided in Takoma Park, MD until 1979 when she moved to Port Charlotte, FL. In 2008, she moved to Newport News. She had a long successful career with the United States Postal Service as a supervisory administrator and subsequently retired from the Headquarters of the U.S. Postal Service in Washington, D.C.

She is survived by her son, John J. Howe, Jr. and wife, Patricia, of Tucson, AZ; daughter, Sylvia Berry of Newport News, VA; grandson, Henry K. Berry, III and great grandson, Dillon Scott, of Boulder, CO; grandson, John Jacob Howe and granddaughter, Julia Marie Howe of Tucson, AZ. She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Howe, Sr. and daughter, Kathleen Ann Howe.

During World War II she contributed to the Nation's war effort working for the federal government in New York building gliders for the Army Air Corps; and, later in Boca Raton, FL, as a technician, testing bombsights installed in Army Air Corps' aircraft.

She will be inurned in Arlington National Cemetery along with her husband John J. Howe, Sr., a Veteran of World War II who served in the Philippines with the U.S. Army Air Corps.

No services are planned at this time.

Her positive attitude, sense of humor and devotion to family and friends will be missed. Her family would like to thank her personal caretakers and the staff of The Kensington and The Gardens at Warwick Forest for the care and kindness extended to our Mother during the past six years.

Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.

Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666.