Mr. Howland was born in Oswego, the son of the late Francis and Katherine (O’Brien) Howland. He served in the United States Army. Mr. Howland retired in 2005 as a machine operator from Alcan Aluminum, Oswego.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Susan Howland of Oswego Town; children, Robert (Lenore) Howland of Oswego, Stacie (Joe) Garafolo of Oswego, and Kevin (Amanda) Howland of Baldwinsville; brother, Charles Howland of Fulton; grandchildren, Hunter, Nicholas, Olivia, Isabelle, Jesse, and Jacob; and nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Graveside services will be held Monday, June 3 at 9 a.m. at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Sunday, June 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home.