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Barbara J (Ericson) Howe

April 7, 1930 ~ September 26, 2021 (age 91)


Barbara J. Howe, age 91, of FL and formerly of Milford, beloved wife of the late Laurence G. Howe, died on Sunday, September 26th, 2021.  Barbara was born on April 7, 1930, to the late Eric and Alta O’neill Ericson.  She worked as a machine operator at Bic Pen for many years and was a proud member of the Elks Club.  She was also actively involved in Post 196 in Milford and VFW #4127.  Survivors include her children: Michael Howe (Cathy) of WA, Russell Brecklin of FL, and Raymond Brecklin of FL, three sisters; Maureen Parks, Shirley Dykes and Marilyn Seregley all of FL, nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.  Barbara is predeceased by her daughter, Ann Marie Howe, stepson, Robert Pratt, brother, Eric Ericson Jr., and sisters; Elaine Girard, Frances Mitchell, Carol Frage and Alta Groulx.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday October 8th at 10:30 a.m. in Saint Mary Church, (Precious Blood Parish) 70 Gulf Street, Milford.  Entombment will follow in Saint Michael Cemetery, Stratford.  To share a memory, please go to

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Funeral Mass
October 8, 2021

10:30 AM
Saint Mary Church
70 Gulf Street
Milford, Conneticut 06460

October 8, 2021

12:00 PM
Saint Michael Cemetery
2205 Stratford Avenue
Stratford, Connecticut 06615

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