Melvin E. Howard, 79, of Gloucester, formerly of Worcester MA, passed away on Wednesday evening, May 9, 2012 at the Golden Living Center, Gloucester, MA.
He was born in Worcester, MA on January 28, 1933.
Melvin served in the U.S Army Paratroopers, loved the outdoors and lived life as an adventure.
He is survived by his sons, Richard Howard of Oxford, MA and Jeffrey Howard of Gloucester, MA; daughters, Deborah Howard and Diane Howard both of Northbridge, MA; six grandchildren; brother, Charles Howard of Sarasota, Florida.
ARRANGEMENTS: Services will be held privately for family members.
Arrangements are by Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester, MA.
Online condolences may be given at www.greelyfuneralhome.com.