BANGOR – Howard W. Ireland Jr. passed away Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at a Bangor hospital. He was born in Lewiston, son of the late Howard Ireland and the late Phyllis (Coiley) Ireland. Howard will be remembered as a gentle man and a warm spirit. Survivors include a sister, Pamela (Ireland) Harmon of Springvale; and a brother, Gregory R. Ireland of Milford. Many thanks to Treats Falls House, Orono, where he resided, for their continued love and support throughout Howard’s life. Committal prayer services honoring Howard’s life will be held 1 p.m. Monday in the Chapman Room of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn. Memorial donations in Howard’s memory may be made to Treats Falls House, 2 Hillside Road, Orono, ME 04473. Arrangements by Dillingham & Son Memorial Chapel & Tribute Center, 62 Spring St., Auburn. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com.