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Edward  Howard

Edward F. Howard Jr.

Friday, October 21st, 1949 - Sunday, September 27th, 2020
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Obituary

Edward F. Howard, Jr., 70, September 27, 2020, of Hines, IL, former longtime resident, born and raised on the South Side of Chicago-Canaryville neighborhood; Beloved father of Edward (Kerri) Howard, Deborah Howard, and Shelly Howard; cherished grandfather Erica, Kerrigan, Kia, and Jamison; great grandfather of Hudson and Myles; devoted son of the late Edward F. and Mary Wright Howard, Sr.; dearest brother of Andrea (late Paul) Thornton, Nancy (Jim “Putter”) Hawes, Peggy (Bob) Aldape, MaryBeth (William) Demitro and the late Daniel Howard, CPD -KILD, Sheila (late Jim) Goodeve ,and Patricia (Mark) Linkowski; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews; special godfather of Daniel Hawes.

Ed served his country in the U.S. Army in Korea during the Vietnam / Cold War. He loved Chicago sports and was a diehard White Sox fan. He was also a proud supporter of many Veterans organizations. Ed was a great story teller and loved to make people laugh, was quite creative and was a gifted artist. Member of Canaryville Veterans Association and William McKinley Post 23, American Legion.

Services at McINERNEY CENTRAL CHAPEL, 4635 S. Wallace St., Chicago, IL, where family and friends will gather on Friday, October 2, 2020, from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, October 3, 2020, 9:30 a.m., at St. Gabriel Church, 600 W. 45th St., Chicago. Burial with Military Honors Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 11 a.m., at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

PLEASE NOTE THAT COVID19 RESTRICTIONS FOR MAXIMUM GATHERING:
50 PERSONS AT A TIME AT McINERNEY’s, 100 PERSON AT ST. GABE’S, and 20 PERSONS AT NATIONAL CEMETERY, WILL BE OBSERVED. MASKS REQUIRED.

Please visit EDWARD F. HOWARD, JR. BOOK OF MEMORIES. To express your thoughts or memories in the online guest book, visit www.chapelc.com or facebook.com/funeralmc. For information, 773-268-0703 or 773-581-9000.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 2nd, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 2nd, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    McINERNEY CENTRAL CHAPEL
    Address
    4635 South Wallace Street
    CHICAGO, IL 60609
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    PLEASE NOTE THAT COVID19 RESTRICTIONS WILL BE OBSERVED FOR MAXIMUM GATHERING, 50 PERSON AT A TIME, WITH MASKS REQUIRED AT FUNERAL HOME.
  • Service

    Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 | 9:30am
    When
    Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 9:30am
    Location
    St. Gabriel Church
    Address
    600 W. 45th St.
    CHICAGO, IL 60609
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    PLEASE NOTE THAT COVID19 RESTRICTIONS WILL BE OBSERVED FOR MAXIMUM GATHERING, 100 PERSONS AT CHURCH, WITH MASKS REQUIRED AT CHURCH.
  • Interment

    Location
    Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
    Address
    20953 W. Hoff Road
    ELWOOD, IL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    PLEASE NOTE THAT COVID19 RESTRICTIONS WILL BE OBSERVED FOR MAXIMUM GATHERING, 20 PERSONS AT CEMETERY, WITH MASKS REQUIRED AT CHURCH.

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Len Craig

Posted at 02:15pm
Ed and I played on a football team in a league on the north side in Chicago. We hung around together a lot and I
lived next door to him on Wallace. He was just a great guy and a good friend. He will be greatly missed. My
Condolences to his family.
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Mike Bayne

Posted at 11:51am
Eddie, going to miss my friend. Going to Sox games will never be the same without you. Had some good times and through it all you were my friend. RIP Brother.

Mike Bayne Jr
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Posted at 06:11pm
To Michelle and Family: Thoughts and prayers with you and your family.
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Posted at 10:49am
Eddie and Kerri, Thinking of you both during this difficult time. Love, Stephanie, Stacie and Heather
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