Anna Mae Louise Howe, 88, of Warren, PA died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Cambridge of Warren after a brief illness. Born on July 21, 1925 in Warren, PA, she was the daughter of the late A. Roger and M. Elise Olson. She had resided in Warren her entire life and was a 1943 graduate of Warren High School. A woman of strong faith, Anna Mae was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church in Warren. She fully participated in church life including teaching Sunday school, and helping to coordinate church dinners and bazaars. She was also chairperson of the church women’s association. Anna Mae was also a Hospice volunteer.
Anna Mae is survived by her daughter, Gretchen Yerger and her husband, Jon, of Endwell, NY, two sons, Donald Howe of Warren, PA and Ronald Howe and his wife, Linda, of Atlanta, GA, one sister, Carol Samuel of Rochester, NY, and one brother, Clair L. Olson and his wife, Dottie, of Ponce Inlet, FL. Several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to her parents, Anna Mae was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Howe, one daughter, Diane M. Brown, one brother, Milton R. Olson, and an infant sister, Lelia Marie Olson.
A Memorial Service will be conducted at 6:30 P.M. Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church, 300 Market Street, Warren, PA, with Rev. Jeffrey Ott, Pastor, officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the church parlors. Interment will be in Warren County Memorial Park at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Warren County, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA, 16365, or to the First Presbyterian Church, 300 Market Street, Warren, PA, 16365. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com