Allan "Brian" Howard, on October 21, 2023, in his 81st year. Brian passed away peacefully surrounded by his family.
Loving husband and best friend of Joyce for 41 years. Dear father to Lynn, Cathy, Diane (Perry), Ellen (Chris), and Michael (Faye). Grandfather to Jaime-Lyn, Jason, Shayne, Jennifer, Aaron, Kevin, Alexandra, Taylor, Kassandra and Jessica. Also survived by 14 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Special uncle to Grant and Danny and several nieces and nephews. Special thank you to his dear friend Tom. Survived by his 5 sisters and 1 brother. Predeceased by 1 brother.
Brian was an exemplary and well-respected shoe repair man, sports equipment repair man and machine repair man for more than 50 years. He was an active member of the Masonic Order since 1979. He was able to obtain the high honour of District Deputy. He was also a member of the Desert Rats and the Oriental Band.
A Masonic Service will be held at Dufferin Hall, 453 Dufferin Avenue, London, on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. Celebration of life to follow in the lower level of the Dufferin Hall from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Shriners Hospital for Children or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be left at www.funeraloptions.ca