June 21, 2018
Obituaries Latest News | Poll Questions | Pride | Janet Mills | Urban Farming Ban



BIDDEFORD – Edna Boomer Howe, 101, of Southridge Living Center, Biddeford, passed away Nov. 14, 2008. She was born in 1907. Mrs. Howe graduated from Lubec High School in 1927. After working for New England Telephone & Telegraph, she married Earle L. Boomer of Lubec and Southwest Harbor. After her husband passed away in 1957, she married John E. Howe of Bryant Pond, in 1965. The Howes’ spent many years traveling. Mr. Howe passed away in 2003. Mrs. Howe was a member of the Congregational church, Franklin Grange No. 124, Bryant Pond and American Legion Auxilary No. 69, Southwest Harbor. She is survived by a daughter, Jean B. Emerson and Chester of Saco; a son, Jay J. Boomer and Priscilla of Wells; five grandchildren, plus seven great-grandchildren. She also has one stepdaughter, Olive Risko; three stepsons, J. Francis and Winona Howe, Edwin and Elouise Howe, and C. Stephen and Joyce Howe of Bryant Pond; plus seven stepgrandchildren. Services will be planned at a later date. Contributions in her memory may be sent to the Congregational Church, Dirigo Road, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com.

Have feedback? Want to know more? Send us ideas for follow-up stories.

You may also like