Obituary of Michael Howard
HOWARD, Michael Hanington-Mike ended his courageous battle with cancer peacefully on Sunday the 13th day of April, 2003. He was the son of Marion Elizabeth Howard (Hanington) and the late John Brunswick Howard. Mike was the loving husband and best friend to Brenda (Davis). Father to Christopher (wife Kelly) and Jennifer. Joyful Gramps to Kaitlyn. Brother to John (Ann) and Peter (Debbie). Son-in-law to Jean Paterson Davis and Alvin Davis. Mike was employed by Shell Canada Products for 34 years leaving behind a group of lifelong friends. A Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration of Michael's life will be held on Saturday 26 April at 11 am in St. Mark's Presbeterian Church, 1 Greenland Rd. (Donway East/Lawrence Ave.), Don Mills. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Reception to follow in the Knox Hall. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Magic Castle Children's Services Fund (Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Ave., M5G 2M9) or ask that you sponsor a child in a summer camp program of your choice. The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to the staff of the 17th Floor and Palliative Care Units of the Princess Margaret Hospital for their Compassion and Care.