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Anna HowardAnna Mae Howard, (nee King), age 96, died on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Franklin Boulevard Nursing Home, Cleveland, following a lengthy illness.
She was born on February 18, 1916 in Camilla, Georgia, moving to Lorain in 1997 from Baltimore.
She had worked in the laundry dept of Holiday Inn in Baltimore, prior to this she had been employed as a maid in various homes.
Anna was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, Elyria.
She enjoyed visiting the sick while they were hospital bound during the holidays. She was a member of the Christian Savengo Club in Baltimore. She enjoyed playing bingo, crocheting, arts and crafts, reading Christian books and watching t.v.
She is survived by a son: William Caldwell, of Strongsville, 11 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years: Joe Howard, brother: Robert King, sister: Elizabeth King.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until time of mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, 41295 North Ridge Road, Elyria, Ohio 44035, Rev. John Retar, will officiate. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brookpark, Ohio.
The Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, is handling the arrangements. On line condolences, may be made to www.dovinfuneralhome.com.
APR 14. 9:30 AM
St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church
41295 North Ridge Road
Elyria, OH, US
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May you find comfort in the words found in the Bible. Since she loved Christian books she probabley loved the Bible more than any. She probably read Revelation 21:1-5 many times. God said he was creating new heavens and a new earth. With no tears sickness, sorrow, pain and death. I know this thought has always comforted me.
Barb & Tom Layton - April 17, 2012 at 12:41 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Ms. Annie Mae, as I called her back in Baltimore in the early 1960's. She Called me Piggy, Wonderful Lady. May God welcome her by saying "Welcome Home Ms.Annie Mae"
Andrew R.Page - April 13, 2012 at 07:10 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM