BRIDGEWATER - Howard A. MacPherson, 69, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday March 12, 2016 at his home. He was born April 29, 1946 in Houlton, the son of Clarence and Mildred (Ewings) MacPherson. He worked for the Bradbury Barrel Co. for over 30 years. Howard was a hard worker, always working to get things done.
He was a faithful and active member of the Full Gospel Assembly in Bridgewater, and did Monday night ministry at the nursing home in Mars Hill for 30 years.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years Jean (Smith) MacPherson of Bridgewater, two sons; Paul of Rocky Mount, VA. Clarence "Tate" and his wife Katelyn of Caribou, two daughters; Carolanne Sury and her husband Mark of Elgin, SC. Julia Harris and her husband Owen of Fort Fairfield, a brother John MacPherson and his wife Betty of Bellingham, MA., a sister Reta Hersey and her husband Harlan of Bridgewater, nine grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and his faithful dog and companion Goldie. He was predeceased by a sister Ruth Lint, and his aunt Rita Ewings.
Friends may call 6-8 PM Tuesday at the Full Gospel Assembly Bridgewater where funeral services will be held 1PM Wednesday with Pastor John Randall officiating. Spring interment will be at Smith Cemetery, Bridgewater. Donations may be in his memory to Full Gospel Assembly P.O. Box 172 Bridgewater, ME. 04735. Online condolences may be shared at
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