Joanne L. Howard

Joanne HowardJoanne (Licari) Howard, 70, of Brookfield, formerly of Danbury, died on Thursday, January 25m, 2018 at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Mrs Howard was born in Canada, October 9, 1947, daughter of Joseph and Josephine (Alesi) Licari. She moved to the area with her parents in her early teens from Brooklyn, NY, to Brewster, NY where she then attended Brewster schools and graduated from Brewster High School with the Class of 1965.

Mrs. Howard retired from the former Union Carbide where she was an executive assistant for seventeen years.

An area resident for the past fifty five years, she was a member of the Mother of Twins Group, and an active member of St. Anthony Maronite Church where she was a member of its Ladies Guild and the annual Passion Play staff.

Mrs. Howard is survived by a daughter, Joan M. Howard of Oxford, CT; two sons, EJ Howard of Colchester, CT and Michael A. Howard and his wife Alexia of Boca Raton, FL; five grandchildren, Reilly, Addison, Cameron, Dylan and Landon and by her former husband, Edward P. Howard of Danbury.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:30 am in St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church, 17 Granville Ave., Danbury.

Burial will take follow.

The family will receive friends in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 4pm to 7 pm.


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