Louise Howard

Louise M. Howard

Thursday, July 22nd, 1926 - Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Litchfield- Louise M. Howard, 93, passed away at Maine Central Medical Center on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Louise was born in Readfield Miane on July 22, 1926 to Elroy and Bessie (Miller) Bragg. She grew up in Vassalboro and attended school there. She worked various jobs, such as waitressing at Roseland Restaurant, Christies Diner and places like Lipman Poultry, Bates Manufacturing and International Silver in Connecticut. She and her late husband, Haleston, were avid harness horsemen. They would race Standardbred horses around the commercial and fair tracks in Maine. That was a passion they had that led other members of the family to continue the tradition. During Litchfield Fair week she would enter various crocheted items for hopes of winning ribbons. Louise was predeceased by her parents, her late husband, Haleston Howard, her sister, Muriel Cottle, and five brothers; Leroy Bragg, Edson Bragg, Omer Bragg, Clyde Bragg, Richard Bragg. She is survived by three sisters; Sandy Welch, Gloria Vining and Doris Keller, two daughters; Joanne Cheplick of Scottsdale, Pennsylvania, Karen Stine and husband Harry of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, three sons; Augustine Crochere Jr. and wife Marilyn of Chelsea, David Crochere and wife Robyn of Sidney, James Crochere and companion Melodey of Thomaston, 3 granddaughters; Jennifer Miller, Angela Roth, April Stine, four grandson; James Cheplick Jr., Douglas Crochere, Harry Stine Jr. and Trevor Fowles. Also seven great-grandchildren; Hailey Roth, Matthew Roth, Amber Matson, Natalie Stine, Joseph Crochere, Michael Crochere, Jac Crochere. Her special nephew and niece, Mark and Vickie Russell of Litchfield, for all their support. She had many nieces and nephews. Louise will be buried next to her late husband at the Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Augusta. Messages of condolence may be made to: www: finleyfuneralhome.com

Howard, Louise M. - 93, passed away, Wednesday, November 13, 2019 in Augusta.
Funeral services will be held at Maine Veteran’s Chapel, 163 Mount Vernon Road, Augusta, Maine at 1:00 P.M. on November 21, 2019. Arrangements are in the care of BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main Street, Monmouth, Maine. Internment will be at Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Augusta, Maine
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  • Service

    Thursday, November 21st, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Thursday, November 21st, 2019 1:00pm
    Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery
    163 Mount Vernon Ave
    AUGUSTA, ME 04330
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    Services will be held at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel
  • Interment

    Maine Veterans' Cemetery
    129 Blue Star Avenue
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Patricia Fitzpatrick

Posted at 08:00pm
To Karen,Joey,David and all of Louise's family I want to Express my deepest sorrow and condolences to you for your terrible loss.Louise will be terribly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her and loving her.I miss her more than words can express.She was so very special to me and will always have a piece of my heart.RIP sweet Louise........Patricia Fitzpatrick

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