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Stephen E. Howes

April 1, 1947 — March 11, 2020

Olean – Stephen E. Howes Stephen E. Howes, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at the Olean General Hospital, following an illness. Stephen was born on April 1, 1947 in Ithaca and was a son of Theodore T. "Ted" and Ruth E. Hayden Howes. He served in the US Army from January 5, 1968 to February 5, 1969. Stephen became disabled several years after the service. Stephen attended the Hillside Wesleyan Church. He enjoyed Civil War history. Stephen loved HO gauge trains, riding bicycles, old collectibles, and his comic book collection. He also loved gardening and took pride in his gardens. Stephen is survived by; 3 siblings, Stuart (Melinda) Howes of Elgin, IL, Ruth E. "Bebe" Cappadonia of Almond, and Susan E. (Mark) Linderman of Pennsylvania; a sister-in-law, Julianne Howes of Hamburg; 3 nieces; 5 nephews; many great nieces and nephews; and long time friends Kristy Skiver and Alan Haight, Jr. both of Olean. Along with his parents, Stephen was predeceased by a brother, Theodore T. Howes, Jr. in Sept. of 2013. Friends will be received at the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc.,646 East State Street, Olean, on Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon, at which time a Memorial Service will be held. The Rev. Dan Todd, Pastor of the Hillside Wesleyan Church, will officiate. Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Cattaraugus County Veteran's Administration, C/O the VA Van Program, 1 Leo Moss Drive, Suite 6510, Olean, New York 14760.
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Thursday, March 19, 2020

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc - OLEAN

646 East State St., Olean, NY 14760

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Memorial Service

Thursday, March 19, 2020

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc - OLEAN

646 East State St., Olean, NY 14760

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