Mary Catherine Burke Howe journeyed to her heavenly home on Friday January 13th 2023 at the age of 102. She was born in Inishdooras, Connenara County, Galway, Ireland on October 7th 1920.
In 1942 she graduated from nursing school and served as a nurse at a hospital near London, England until 1945 when she moved to the United States and settled in Camino, California. After the death of her husband in July of 1999 and her son in October of 2001 she moved to Millerstown, Pa to be closer to her daughter and then to Newport, Pa in 2015.
She was preceded in death by both her parents Patrick Burke and Mary Sarsfield Burke, two sisters, Anne, Teresa, three brothers Michael Kevin, Patrick and Joseph. Her husband Williard Howe, son James Howe and grandson Anthony Sharar.
Mary is survived by two daughters Anne Allen and Patricia Sharar (husband James Sharar), seven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday January 18th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in New Bloomfield. She will be buried at a later date at El Dorado Cemetery, Diamond Springs, California beside her husband.
In lieu of flowers donate to Newport Ambulance League, 50 South 3rd Street, Newport, PA 17074
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