Tribute: John J. Howe

November 27, 2016 Obituary

John J. Howe, Hubbard, Ohio - obit

HUBBARD, Ohio – There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016 at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Michael Swierz officiating for John J. Howe age 62, of Hubbard who passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016.

John was born July 27, 1954 in Youngstown, Ohio a son of John W. and Roseline L. Rock Howe.

He was a graduate of Ursuline High School and received an associate degree from ITT Technical Institute.

John was a press operator for 20 years at US Can (Ball Corporation) in Hubbard and was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church.

He enjoyed collecting model trains and golfing.

John will be sadly missed by his family; his wife, the former Michele L. Franklin whom he married March 24, 1985; his sons, John Howe, Jr. of Mebane, North Carolina, Michael Joseph (Jessica) Howe, Nicholas James Howe both of Hubbard and two grandchildren, Aubrey S. Howe and Mason M. Howe and his loving pets, Gizzy, Bentley, Baby and Carly.

He also leaves his siblings, Deborah Howe, Mark J. Howe, Cynthia Welsh and Roseann Fry all of Hubbard.

His parents preceded him in death.

There will be calling hours on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and prayers on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home.

John will be laid rest at Hubbard Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Howe Family to help with funeral expenses.

Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral home’s website at to share memories and condolences.

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A television tribute will air Thursday, December 1 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.