Cpl Murray Alvin William Howarth (Ret’d)

    • Cpl Murray Alvin William Howarth (Ret’d)
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    • Cpl Murray Alvin William Howarth (Ret’d)

    We regret to advise of the death of Corporal Murray Alvin William Howarth (Ret’d) suddenly at his residence on Monday, 12 December 2016 at age 54.  Murray served in the Canadian Military Engineers family both in the Air Reserve and as a civilian employee in the Wing Construction Engineer Unit at 4 Wing Cold Lake, AB

    Murray was born in Cumberland, BC and enrolled in the 4 Wing Air Reserve Flight at Cold Lake as a Construction Technician in 1993.  He was promoted to Corporal in 1995 and transferred to the Supplementary Reserve in 2001.  During his service he participated in Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE in 1995 at Tyndal Air Force Base in Florida, USA and Operation ASSIST ( the Winnipeg floods) in 1997.  Murray also served for 21 years in the Public Service as a certified Mason and performed his military duties concurrently with this civilian service.  Murray's legacy lives on in the numerous monuments he designed and constructed at 4 Wing Cold Lake and in the Cold Lake area.

    Resting at Dingwell Funeral Home, 8 Church Avenue in Souris, PE for visiting hours on Monday, 19 December 2016 from 7 - 9 pm.  Funeral to be held at Dingwell Funeral Home on Tuesday, 20 December for funeral service at 2:00 pm.  Interment at a later date.  Online Condolences can be sent to the Dingwell Funeral Home. Memorials to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Prince Edward Island would be appreciated.   {khDec2016}