EAST BROOKFIELD: Ryan W.A. Howard, 33, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 21 in Baystate Medical Center in Springfield surrounded by his family.
He leaves his parents William A. and Doris E. (Berard) Howard of East Brookfield, a son, Ryan M. Howard and a daughter, Madysen E. Howard both of Spencer, a brother, Cole W.A. Howard of Chicopee, four sisters; Kristina Jewell and her husband Robert of Spencer, Takeko Mulhearn of Leicester, Milisa J. Howard and Brianna M. Howard both of East Brookfield and several nieces and nephews.
Ryan was born in Worcester. He was a self employed carpenter and plumber and loved to work and was always a perfectionist. He enjoyed fishing, playing basketball and football and watching the Boston Red Sox. He was an avid outdoors man. He loved spending time with his family especially for a good meal together. Ryan was always quick to lend a hand to anyone in need and will be greatly missed by many, but always remembered by his beautiful smile and heart of gold. May his soul be free and his spirit always be with us.
Calling hours are Thursday, June 29 from 2:00-4:00 PM in J. HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. There are no other services.