• Richard Howes

  • March 13, 1954 - December 06, 2017

"By your gifts shall you be known"

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family, Richard died on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 at Sunnybrook Hospital. 
Loved and loving husband of Sylvie Lachance, "the love of his life." Treasured Father of Miranda and 'Ampy to Finlay and Lucia, Dear friend to Carol Kay. 
Mentoring step-father to Olivier, Aurelie, and Corinne Gagnon 
Son of the late Henry 'Chappie' and Mildred Howes.  Brother of Bill (Fikret) Wendy (the late Frank) Judy (Jim), Pat, and David (Jennifer).
Son-in-law of Lisette Bizier and the late Normand Lachance, brother-in-law to Rene and Frederic Lachance. 
Richard will be missed by his Aunt Pat, Aunt Marion, and Uncle Lawrence. He will be missed and remembered by his Aunts, Pat and Marion, Uncle Lawrence and his many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made by clicking on your choice of the following:
-Sick Kids Hospital,
-Sunnybrook Veterans Hospital
-The Good Shepherd Ministries. 
Richard's life was full of wonder. He was spiritual, creative, humourous and generous. 
A Celebration of Life will be held at Beaches Presbyterian Church on Saturday, December 16th, at 2:00pm. Reception to follow in the Church Hall. Parking at Green P lots, some blocks to the west of the church.

Celebration Of Life Details

In Memory Of

Richard Howes

Celebration Of Life

Beaches Presbyterian Church 65 Glen Manor Dr., Toronto, ON M4E 3V3
Saturday, December 16, 2017
2:00 pm

Richard's Guest Book

  • Estelle Caines

    Dryden, Ontario

    My condolences to the family. It is clear that Richard lived a life that will leave his family and many others with both shared and individual special memories.

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  • Patricia Lynn Dean


    Our loving thoughts and prayers go out to all of Rick's family. Growing up with Rick at Springfield was interesting and memerable. Ok
    Our paths continued to cross throughout our journeys. He was a dear friend who I will always remember with joy and laughter.

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  • Terry Stevens

    Ottawa, ON, Canada

    Rick was one of the most energetic, creative fun loving people I know. His enthusiasm for life and all it had to offer him was contagious. I loved his laugh and ability to see things in a deep and yet light hearted way. His constant spiritual quest was a driving...

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