Obituary of Anne Howell
Anne Jane Howell, 92, Gas City, passed away at Miller's Merry Manor in Marion at 10:07 a.m. on Sunday, October 15, 2017. She was born in Columbus, Ohio, on September 20, 1925, and was the daughter of the late Onofrio and Frances (Martorana) Mangia.
Anne moved to Gas City in 1938 and graduated from St. Paul Catholic School in 1943. In her younger years, she enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and friends. Anne's love for cooking landed her a job as the food service manager at East Elementary and Jr. High School in Gas City. She served over 40 years with Mississinewa Community Schools. Anne then worked five years at McDonald's in Gas City. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Gas City, and she enjoyed playing Bingo at the Jonesboro Presbyterian Church and York House.
She is survived by her children, Doris Owen, Jonesboro, Ronald (Sherry) Howell, Marion, Deb (David) Raabe, Marion, and Rick (Nancy) Howell, Wichita, Kansas; brother, Sam Mangia, Indianapolis; sister, Marie Ray, Gas City; grandchildren, Lori Owen, Ron (Lindsey) Howell, Jr., Stacey (Matt) Marshall, Michael Raabe, Matthew Raabe, Kylie Howell, and Caleb Howell; and great-grandchildren, Olivia Howell, Bodie Howell, and Garrett Marshall.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Bryce Owen; brother, Anthony, Mangia; granddaughter, Katie Howell; and cousin, Anthony Martorana.
The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2017, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 19, 2017, at St. Paul Catholic Church, 1009 Kem Rd., Marion, IN. Father Richard Weisenberger will be officiating with entombment following at Grant Memorial Park.
Special thanks to the staff of Miller's Merry Manor for the excellent care provided to Anne during her more than six-year stay at their facility, as well as to Dr. Srikanth and Jeff Fuller.
Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.
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