David A. Howarth

David Allan Howarth age 67, of Cranston, Rhode Island passed away peacefully on Monday September 30 at Kent Hospital.

Born August 13, 1952 in Providence, Rhode Island he was the youngest son of the late James "Ed" and Barbara (Tucker) Howarth.

David is survived by his eldest son David J. Howarth and wife Janessa of Woburn, Massachusetts and three young grandchildren Andrew, Alden, and Adelyn. He is also survived by his younger son, James R. Howarth of Cranston,Rhode Island and the nephews of his late sister Bonnie (Howarth) Macera and late brother James Howarth.

A graduate of Cranston West High school, David worked for over 40 years in the Rhode Island food catering industry, most recently as the commissary manager at Bonollo’s, retiring earlier this year. He was a proud Eagle Scout and a US Army Veteran who had served in Korea. He was also a lifelong resident of Cranston who enjoyed a quiet, reserved lifestyle.

A funeral service with Military Honors will be held on Friday October 4, 2019 at 11:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Visitation will be held on Thursday October 3, 2019 from 4:00-7:00pm in The Butterfield Chapel.

Kindly asking in lieu of flowers and in line with David’s passion to Scouting, donations may be made to the following non-profit organization providing financial grants to scouts pursuing secondary education or military service: Kenneth I. Hanson Educational Grant Fund Inc. (KHEGF Inc.) PO Box 195 Fiskeville, RI 02823.

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Susan Stone - 10/01/2019

Thinking of and praying for you and family in the loss of your father.

Mom - 10/02/2019

As you know David, I am sad about the lost of your dad. You were truly a wonderful and caring son, and was always there for him when he needed you. Praying that Our Heavenly Father comforts you with peace and strength. Your days ahead will have periods of grief, but in between there will be sweet memories sprinkled in to bring you laughter. Please accept my sharing in your lost and sadness. I will bear it with you. In His Love, Mom

Pat & Arlene Dochety - 10/02/2019

Dave & family;
So sorry for your loss, your dad always had an extra cherry pie! May God rest his soul and grant him eternal rest in heaven. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless

Dawn McCauley - 10/02/2019

Dave and family, My thoughts are with you all..

Peter Eli Jetty - 10/02/2019

David and family. My friend and fellow Troop 8 - Eagle Scout #25. I am deeply saddened to here about your loss! Your dad was a special man that helped me and many other scouts including you on our road to Eagle! He always had a great smile and was a caring Dad (Mr. Howarth) on many of our camping trips and events as an Eagle Scout himself in the early years of our Great Troop. He left us with a lot of life long memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you! Sending you strength and Love from Austin Texas! Your fellow Eagles from Troop 8 are with you! God Bless! Eli - Eagle #3.

Erica and the DiNitto Boys - 10/03/2019

We love all of you and are so sorry for your loss. Hugs your way.

Aunt Claudette & Uncle Dave - 10/03/2019

David, we are so very sorry for the loss of your Dad. When there is sadness in a well loved family, there is sadness in us all.

Bruce Reppucci - 10/03/2019

So sorry to hear about your loss!
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Uncle Rich and Aunt Pat - 10/03/2019

So sorry for your loss, David. May your memories bring you comfort and peace.

celine carpenter - 10/03/2019

David and Janessa, I was sorry to read about your dad. I'm sorry that the kids will never know their grampa!

Maria and John Camilo - 10/03/2019

We are sorry for your loss. May your memories comfort you and may the love of our Lord bring you peace.

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