Leila Howell

Leila Howell

May 10 1931 - January 31 2017

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Obituary of Leila Howell

Leila J. Howell, age 85, resident of Three Mile Bay, passed away Tuesday at Samaritan Keep Nursing Home in Watertown. Leila resided in Three Mile Bay for the last 19 years, and had previously resided in Phoenix for 12 years, and Mexico for 27. Leila was born May 10, 1931 in Buffalo, the daughter of Arthur and Virginia Cote Shephard. She attended Altmar- Parish- Williamstown Schools. Leila married Robert Howell on February 23, 1952, and he passed away October 31, 2014.

Surviving are his three sons Timothy and his wife Terry Howell of Mexico, Glenn and his wife Natalie Howell of Boylston and Dale and his wife Tammy Howell of Fulton and daughter Brenda and her husband Steven Doben of Harvard, MA. She is also survived by her grandchildren Ken Howell, Josh Howell, Gabrielle Doben, Patrick Howell, Parker Howell and Sarah Doben and great grandchildren Dylan and Rayvin Howell.

Leila (also known as Janet) was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She cherished her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She enjoyed the outdoors by boating, cross-country skiing and taking long walks with her husband.

A Memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, February 11, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with a spring burial at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service.

Donations: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to honor Leila J. Howell at http://www.stroke.org/