It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Howard English on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Harbourstone Enhanced Care in Sydney.
Born on December 5, 1936 in Sydney, Howard was the son of the late James Edmond and Margaret Sophie (MacKinnon) English.
Howard worked for many years at Sydney Steel.
Howard is survived by his children, Margaret (Neil) MacDonald, Janet (Roland) Stubbert, Eugene, Howard, Denise, Emeline and Basil (Michelle); as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Besides his parents, Howard was predeceased by his brothers, George and Edmond and sisters, Emeline, Annabelle and Katherine.
As per his wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family memorial service for Howard English will be held at a later date. Interment will take place in Resurrection Cemetery in the spring.
The family would like to thank the staff at Harbourstone Wentworth Court for the care given to Howard during his time there.
Donations in memory of Howard may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
Hello my name is Roberta Prince ,formerly Burke. Our father Buddy Burke was your father’s friend. I want to say I’m sorry to hear of his passing. Our father enjoyed Howie’s friendship and would want us to pay our respect. Keep your memories close to your heart.
From: Roberta (Sissy Burke) Prince
So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and all your families
From: Donna French
Condolences to Howie’s family and friends. May he rest in peace and God Bless!!! I remember Howie well when I lived on Curry’s Lane way back when. He was a good man! r.I.p.
Larry (tete) Deveaux
Peggy MacDonald very sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad please accept my heartfelt condolences. May he rest in peace.
Dear Howie and all the family, my deepest and heartfelt sympathy on your loss. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace and rise in glory. Love, peace and blessings to all. Connie
So sorry for your loss ,Maria and I send our deepest condolences to you and your family
Please accept my deepest sympathy on your loss. I always looked forward to saying hello to your dad on my visits to Wentworth Court. May the memories you share help you in the days ahead.
So sorry for your family’s loss,condolences to you all at this difficult time…
Howard, Denise, Emma and all of the English Family;
My deepest condolences to all of you on the passing of your Dad. May you find comfort in knowing others are thinking of you in your time of sorrow.
Cathy (MacLean) Law – former classmate of Howard.