Calais – Fred Edward Howard, 66, passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston with his loving family by his side. Fred was born in Houlton on September 10, 1954, son of Glen and Janice (London) Howard.
After attending school in Princeton, Fred enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, faithfully serving his country during the Vietnam War. Following his service, he returned to Washington County and worked for DiCenzo’s Construction, Cianbro, and eventually joined the Laborer’s Union #327, where he worked until his retirement in 2010. Fred enjoyed brook fishing, playing pool and cribbage, watching westerns, and listening to music, especially the Eagles.
Fred was predeceased by his father Glen; a brother Cecil “Chuck” Howard; and his feline companion Jake. Surviving are his wife Debbie (Moreside) Howard; his mother Janice Howard of Calais; two sisters, Glenda Wood and husband Danny of Baileyville, and Kelly McLaughlin and husband Tim of Lawrence Station, NB; a brother Travis Howard and wife Melanie of Alexander; brother-in-law David Moreside of Baileyville; nieces and nephews, Melanie Smith, Jessica and Josh Wood, T.R. McLaughlin, Grace Howard, and Jessica and Christopher Moreside; a great-niece Isla; and a great-nephew Tyler.
“I loved you then, I love you still, I always have, I always will”
A graveside service with military honors will be held 2:00 pm, Saturday, June 26th at Woodland Cemetery in Baileyville. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.