May 21, 1928 - October 1, 2014
Burial Date: November 1, 2014
Celebration of Life – St Paul’s United Church in Sidney
Jean Carol (nee Miller) Pumple Howe was born 21May, 1928 in Rochester, NY to Ralph Miller, an early Sales Manager at IBM, and Blanche Gilbert, housewife, both of Ohio. Jean is survived by her sister Judy Jones and sons in Winnecone, WI, and her brother-in-law George Gough and children in Lower Sackville, NS. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law Eileen Jensen, husband Guy and niece Robin and Steve Kilistoff and family in Saanichton, Mary Taylor and family in Quebec and BC, Ann Pumple in Trenton, ON and their families in WA, ON, QC and RI, and Viola Howe and children here in Sidney. Jean was predeceased by her youngest sister Phyllis Gough in 2011, and by her husband Richard Howe in 1983.
Jean had seven children, who owe her their strength of character and great humour. Left to mourn are:
Jean also leaves behind many friends in Sidney and across Canada, and many relatives in Ontario, Quebec, Washington State and Rhode Island. Jean was a navy wife, part of CNAG in Sidney, and was a member of St Paul’s United Church in Sidney for many years.
A celebration of Jean’s life will be held on Saturday November 1st, 2014 at 2pm at St Paul’s in Sidney, with a reception to follow, also at the church. Please join us for a tea, with a toast to Jean partway through the reception.