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Brian Edward Howell
October 03, 1929 - December 30, 2018
3080 Lake Shore Boulevard West,
Toronto, ON
M8V 1K3
(416) 259 - 3705
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Brian Edward Howell, Born October 3rd, 1929, passed away peacefully on December 30, 2018 at the age of 89. He was a man of much love, integrity, loyalty and caring. Beloved husband for 55 years of Jane, loving father of Bob & Janet, David, and Cathy. Much loved grandad of Hayley, Ryan, Meghan, Hannah, Micah, Charlotte, Annabelle, and Penelope. Dear brother of Ella, predeceased by Roy & Iris. Brother-in-law of Alex and Nancy Furness. Will be missed my many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Brian was born and raised in London England during war time, was evacuated with his youngest sister, and later served with British national service at home and in Germany. Graduated from London University with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 1953. After meeting Jane on a voyage to the US on the Queen Elizabeth 2, he immigrated to Canada in 1964 to settle with his new bride in Toronto. Brian retired after almost 30 years as an engineer with Consumers Glass in Etobicoke in his early 60’s to enjoy many years of retirement with family and friends including travel and cottaging. He was a long time active member of Islington United Church, and the Canadian Ceramic Society. He will be lovingly remembered by those who knew him. Cremation has taken place. Celebration of life will be held on Saturday January 19th at 2 pm at Islington United church, in lieu of flowers donation to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.