Pauline's Story

PATTEN - Pauline E. Howes, 93, died June 22, 2014, in Patten. She was born Oct. 14, 1920 in Patten, the daughter of Vernon and Ena (Parsons) Palmer.

She is survived by her children, Rodney Howes of Washington DC, Joanne Hanson and her husband, Cecil of Dunstable, MA, Robert Howes and his wife, Jean of Patten; 7 grandchildren; Karen Suvalskas and her husband, Tom, Terry Hanson and his wife, Lisa, Kathy Ogiba and her husband, Mike, Debi Durand and her husband, Guy, Eric Hanson and his wife, Susan, Libby Roy and her husband, Jamie, Kenyon Howes and his wife, Jessica; 17 great-grandchildren; a sister, Sharon McKiernan of Ephrata, PA; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, George Howes, her parents; 2 sisters, Generrieve Leavitt and Honey Lyons; and a brother, Vernon Palmer.

Graveside funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 3rd at the Patten Cemetery with the Rev. Ruth Foss officiating. Donations in her memory may be made to the Stetson Memorial United Methodist Church in Patten. For an online memory book and to leave condolences please visit
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