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Joseph W. Howard

November 17, 2019
Joseph W. Howard
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Joseph W. Howard, age 89, of Shelton, died on Monday November 17, 2019 at Lord Chamberlain in the company of his loving family. He was the husband of the late Violet (Spray) Howard.
Mr. Howard was born in Bridgeport to the late Stephen and Carolina Howard. He was a Korean War veteran having served in the US Navy aboard the USS Albany. A talented musician, he played the trombone and the bass. He performed locally and had played in various local bands notably, the Matty Del Percio Band. Mr. Howard had worked in the insurance industry for most of his life.
Joseph is survived by four children, Joseph S. Howard of Shelton, Carol and Barton Hainsworth of Oxford, Sandra and James Gill of Shelton and Stephanie and Ronald Prusaczyk of Stratford; eleven grandchildren, Stacy, Amanda, Charles, Joseph, Jacqueline, Nathaniel, Sarah, Patrick, Laura, Stephen and Kristen; five great-grandchildren, Hailey, Sawyer, Scarlett, Easton, and Jonathan; one sister, Dorothy Ceccorulli; and several nieces and nephews.
Joseph’s family would like to thank the staff at Lord Chamberlain for their outstanding care and compassion.
Friends may call on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 2:00 to 6:00 PM at the Pistey Funeral Home, 2155 Main St., Stratford. A funeral service will take place with military honors at 5:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202 or Please visit to express condolences on line.

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2:00 PM 11/23/2019 2:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 11/23/2019 6:00:00 PM
Pistey Funeral Home

2155 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

Military honors and funeral service at 5:00pm

Pistey Funeral Home
2155 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

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