Hamden-Gary Alan Howe, 69, of 75 Washington Ave., loving husband of 47 years to Lorraine Guglielmo Howe passed away Jan. 6, 2005. Born in New Haven May 18, 1935, he was the son of the late Walter and Sibilla Rau Howe. Gary was raised in West Haven and also lived in Durham for 25 years. He served in the military on active duty from 1954 to 1956 during which time he was a member of the US Army Security Agency-Signal Intelligence Service, stationed in Germany and Austria. Gary was employed at the New Haven Journal-Courier and the New Haven Register as a newspaper copy editor for 32 years prior to his retirement. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Michael Howe and Lenore Dudek-Howe of Cromwell, daughter and son-in-law, Robin Howe and William McLendon of Valdosta, GA and 2 grandchildren, Samantha and Robert McLendon of Valdosta, GA. He was predeceased by a brother, Walter Howe, Jr. Funeral arrangements are private and under the direction of BEECHER &BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Contributions may be made to Gaylord Hospital Development Office, P.O. Box 400, Wallingford, CT 06492.

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  1. Dear Howe family I worked with Gary on the Register copy desk for 14 years. He was a true newspaperman with talent and integrity. A gentleman and a dear friend. He was also a good golfing patmer. Although we haven\’t been in touch for so long, I will miss him. He will be in my prayers always. May God bless him and you, his fine family. John Quinn.

  2. gary and I worked together for 32 years. I am saddened by his passing. He was a good worker and more importantly, a good friend. My sincere condolences. –ray hoye

  3. I worked with Gary from the mid-70\’s to the mid-80\’s at the Journal-Courier. He was a heck of a great guy. Had a pretty dry sense of humor, as I recall. I was sad to hear of his passing. He will be in my prayers. .Kip.

  4. To a great and very wity gentlemen. A true Howe ! Our prayers and thoughts go out to the entire family and friends. From the Son of Barbara Howe Santoro

  5. To Gary\’s family: While Gary and I worked together for most of his time at the Journal Courier and Register, like so many others, the times I truly remember the best where the many times Gary and I shared on the golf course. He was a heckuva golfer..and a lot of fun to play with. I haven\’t seen Gary in years, but when I heard the news yesterday, just hearing Gary\’s name brought a smile to my face. He was a fun guy to be around — always had a funny ad lib to tell. I miss him.

  6. To Lorraine and family I\’m Barbara Santoro\’s daughter and she loved him very much. She always had wonderful stories and memories to tell of how much she enjoyed Gary. We got the priviledge of seeing him at their 50th wedding anniversary and at a party at my parents home. He was a wonderful man and I\’m sure he will be missed every day. We hope your fun memories will help you through this tough time. Fondly, Linda and Tommy Eames & family.

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