August 9 1932 March 8 2020
WINDHAM– Barbara A. (Curit) Howard, 87, of Windham, Maine, passed away peacefully on March 8, 2020 due to congestive heart failure. She was born on August 9, 1932 to Harvey Sr. and Gertrude Curit in Windham, Maine. Barbara attended Windham schools and worked as an CNA at Swampscotta Nursing Home for many years. Barbara loved spending her summers at Kotatosi camping and her time camping in Hiram with her brother Harvey and his wife Ginny. She was highly skilled with knitting needles and a crocket hook, also having a passion for gardening. She joined Pinea Rebekah Lodge #71 on June 4, 1958, then transferred to Narragansett #145 in September of 2005. Barbara was a 60 plus year member. She was the President of the Department Assoc Patriarch Militants of Maine. Received the Decoration of Chivelary. A member of Cummings LEA #16, holding many offices in all branches of the Order and making several trips to Arlington National Cemetery to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington D.C. She also was a member of the Odd Fellows in Windham. Barbara is survived by her son Allan R. Howard and daughter Nancy Howard both of Windham; granddaughters, Angela and her husband Bill Doiron, of Buxton, Sarah Howard and her significant other Kenny Sylvester of Windham; a great granddaughter Josie Lynn and other family members and friends. She is predeceased by her daughter Geraldine Marie, and two brothers, Rex Curit and Harvey Curit. Please join us in celebrating her life Sunday March 29, 2020 at the Odd Fellows Hall from 12pm-4pm, 145 New Gorham Rd, Westbrook, Maine 04092. The Rebecca’s will have a short Memorial Service in Barbara’s honor. Arrangements are in the care of the Windham Chapel of Dolby Blais & Segee, 434 River Rd., Windham, Maine 04062. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Barbara A Howard please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Barbara A Howard August 9 1932 March 8 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Westbrook, state: Maine