In memory of
Virginia E. Howe
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In memory of
Virginia E. Howe
Howe, Virginia E. October 12, 1936 to June 21, 2019 Virginia Estaire "Ginny" Howe, age 82, passed from this world and went to Heaven on June 21, 2019, in Burlington, Wa, of heart failure. She was a much beloved stepmother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many. Ginny was born October 12, 1936 in Los Angeles, Calif, to parents John Fredrick Annala and Dagmar Pearl Hannu. She graduated from Montebello HS in 1954, and then worked for a telephone company as a secretary/operator. Ginny met the love of her life, Henry Howe, at church in Whittier, Calif. and they married in 1958. They soon moved to Bellevue, Wa, where she worked as school secretary at Bellevue Jr. High. She worked for many years becoming executive secretary to the Principal. Ginny and Hank had a wonderful 57 years together until his passing in 2015. With the marriage, she also became stepmom "mom" to 3 young children, Danny, Stevie and Connie, who grew to love her very much. She was a sweet and gentle woman with a strong faith in God, a positive attitude and generous spirit. She and Hank lived on east Lake Sammamish, Redmond, for many years, and later retired to a waterfront home in Hansville, Wa. They moved to Mount Vernon, Wa in 2013. Ginny enjoyed sewing projects, card making, silk floral designs, decorating for holidays, cooking and entertaining. The annual 4th of July parties were amazing! In her younger years, she enjoyed water skiing, snow skiing, hiking, fishing, crabbing and boating. She and Hank had fun travels to Europe, across the US and to California and Maui, Hawaii. Wherever they went, they made friends. Ginny was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; her parents; and her sister, Loretta Palmer. She is survived by stepchildren, Dan Howe (Marilyn) of Vancouver, Wa, Steve Howe (Julie) of Bremerton, Connie Shultz (John) of Mount Vernon; sisters, Pat Loving and Jackie Miller of Kirkland; brother in law, Don Palmer of Whittier, Calif; numerous nieces and nephews, 7 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Many thanks to Creekside Memory Care and to Hospice. A Celebration of Ginny's life will be held on Saturday, October 12th, 1:30 pm, at Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church. Arrangements are under the care of Hawthorne Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, WA.
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In memory of
Virginia E. Howe
Howe, Virginia E. October 12, 1936 to June 21, 2019 Virginia Estaire "Ginny" Howe, age 82, passed from this world and went to Heaven on June 21, 2019, in Burlington, Wa, of heart failure. She was a much beloved stepmother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many. Ginny was born October 12, 1936 in Los Angeles, Calif, to parents John Fredrick Annala and Dagmar Pearl Hannu. She graduated from Montebello HS in 1954, and then worked for a telephone company as a secretary/operator. Ginny met the love of her life, Henry Howe, at church in Whittier, Calif. and they married in 1958. They soon moved to Bellevue, Wa, where she worked as school secretary at Bellevue Jr. High. She worked for many years becoming executive secretary to the Principal. Ginny and Hank had a wonderful 57 years together until his passing in 2015. With the marriage, she also became stepmom "mom" to 3 young children, Danny, Stevie and Connie, who grew to love her very much. She was a sweet and gentle woman with a strong faith in God, a positive attitude and generous spirit. She and Hank lived on east Lake Sammamish, Redmond, for many years, and later retired to a waterfront home in Hansville, Wa. They moved to Mount Vernon, Wa in 2013. Ginny enjoyed sewing projects, card making, silk floral designs, decorating for holidays, cooking and entertaining. The annual 4th of July parties were amazing! In her younger years, she enjoyed water skiing, snow skiing, hiking, fishing, crabbing and boating. She and Hank had fun travels to Europe, across the US and to California and Maui, Hawaii. Wherever they went, they made friends. Ginny was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; her parents; and her sister, Loretta Palmer. She is survived by stepchildren, Dan Howe (Marilyn) of Vancouver, Wa, Steve Howe (Julie) of Bremerton, Connie Shultz (John) of Mount Vernon; sisters, Pat Loving and Jackie Miller of Kirkland; brother in law, Don Palmer of Whittier, Calif; numerous nieces and nephews, 7 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Many thanks to Creekside Memory Care and to Hospice. A Celebration of Ginny's life will be held on Saturday, October 12th, 1:30 pm, at Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church. Arrangements are under the care of Hawthorne Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, WA.
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Mount Vernon, WA 98273
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A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Deluxe bouquet is approximately 21"H x 20"W.

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