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Adriane T. Howard

April 24, 1937 - March 9, 2018

Burial Date April 21, 2018

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New London – Adriane Theresa Howard, 80, passed away in New London and entered eternal life on Friday, March 9, 2018.

She was born in New London, on April 24, 1937, to Victor S. and Mary F. (LoGioco) Gaska. At the age of 12, her mother passed away and she quit school to raise her siblings while her father worked. She married the love of her life, Phillip G. Howard, on Aug. 19, 1967, spending 37 wonderful years together, until he passed away in 2005.

She was a very frank but loving wife and mother, who was always there for her family. That love was extended to animals and various charities she volunteered for.

She is predeceased by her husband, Phillip; her parents, Victor and Mary; her brother, Ronald and wife, Betty; and brother-in-law, Clarence Smith.

She is survived by her sons, Philip and wife, Ursula and granddaughters, Ashley, Anne and Teresa; and Jeffrey and fiancé, Sandy Hess and grandson, Elijah; her brother, Victor and wife, Beverley; her sister, Odelia Smith; her brother, John and wife, JoAnn; her sister, Antonia; and numerous nephews and nieces.

A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. April 21, at Cedar Grove Cemetery in New London, followed by a celebration of life at Seaport Community Church in Groton.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Humane Society or The Make A Wish Foundation.


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