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David Rowand Howard Sr.

July 1, 1953 — May 30, 2017

David Rowand Howard Sr. 63 of Bethel Park died unexpectedly on Tuesday May 30, 2017. Born in Pittsburgh on July 1, 1953, a son of the late Harry Rowand and Lois Marie Reese Howard. A member of St. Valentine Church, Bethel Park and a former member of the church's choir. David was an Environmental Engineer and worked as a project manager for numerous consulting firms as well as industry. During his career, he was an active member with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). 

He will always be remembered for his beautiful singing voice and always being ready to help family and friends. Surviving are his wife Mara Irene Hlavacik of Bethel Park, 2 sons; David (Shawna) Rowand Howard Jr. and Andrew Paul Howard all of Londonderry, NH, a brother, John (Diane) Howard of Sommerville, NJ, a sister Virginia (Scott) Dagnall of Bethlehem, PA, 2 stepsisters, Heather (Bill) Elfrink of Wadsworth, OH and Robyn (Michael) Deterling of Akron, OH, a stepmother Marcia Howard of Medina, OH and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Saturday June 3, 2017 6-8pm and on Sunday June 4 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm in the Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc. 235 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday June 5 at 10:00am at Mary, Mother of the Church, Charleroi with Rev. Gerald Mikonis as celebrant. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Charleroi.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, June 3, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc.

Charleroi, PA

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Visitation

Sunday, June 4, 2017

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc.

Charleroi, PA

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Visitation

Sunday, June 4, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc.

Charleroi, PA

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, June 5, 2017

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish

Charleroi, PA

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Interment following funeral service

Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes - Charleroi

PA

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