1931 – 2016

AUBURN — Virginia L. Howe, 84, of 440 Minot Ave., Auburn died on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Clover Manor Health Care Facility following a short illness.

She was born in Lewiston on Oct. 24, 1931, the daughter of the late Winslow D. and Ellen (Carroll) Moore and had been a resident of this community all of her life. She was educated in Auburn schools and was a graduate of Edward Little High School, Class of 1949.

She married Russell M. Howe on Aug. 9, 1951, and he died on Feb. 26, 2011. She was a homemaker and a housekeeper at Clover for many years. Virginia was a member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary.

She is survived by two daughters, Marjorie Ellen Howe and her husband, Neil Brown, of Norway, and Marilyn Reynolds of South Paris; two grandchildren, Shawn Casey and his wife, Becca, of Falmouth, and Roseanne Reynolds of Oxford; and two great-grandchildren, Clayton O. Casey and Chloe Casey.

She was predeceased by a sister, Arlene Brooks.

Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com.

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