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Stephen Bruce "Howie" "Steve" Howard


Stephen Bruce "Howie" "Steve" Howard

Stephen Bruce "Howie" Howard – age 54, of Waterville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 21, 2022 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville.

Born in Kentville, he was the son of Sheila (Merritt) Smith, Lower Sackville and the late Thomas Howard.

Steve worked as an electrician with Fairline Electric (The Baxter Group) for 34 years. He was a highly respected man who will be deeply missed by his family, friends and fellow tradesmen. Howie enjoyed fishing, travelling south and puttering in the garage. He enjoyed listening to Saturday Night Classics on AVR with his best friend, David, by his side. Howie played hockey, was a diehard Montreal Canadiens fan and one of Judge Judy’s biggest fans.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Heather (Snow); daughter Alyssa (Justin), Kentville; son, Gavin, Waterville; sisters, Krista (Robert) Morse, Billtown; Kimberley (Dwayne) Rhynold, Middle Sackville; Tanya Howard, Waterville; Angela Eisner, Waterville; brother, Kevin (Patty), Kentville; extended family and many friends.

Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation, by request. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2022 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Reverend Gary Manthorne officiating. A video webcast of the service will be available at that time. A reception celebrating Howie’s life will be held upstairs in the Kings Arms Pub immediately following the service. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Diabetes Canada or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. For online condolences, inquiries and to view the webcast, please visit:

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Service Date
Monday, November 28, 2022
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
White Family Funeral Home, Kentville

There will be no visitation, by request.

Requested Charity
Heart and Stroke Foundation, Diabetes Canada or charity of your choice.