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Alan Graham Howes

Male 1936 - 2017  (81 years)


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  • Name Alan Graham Howes  [1
    Birth Abt 1936  [2
    • age 27 at marriage
    Born 29 May 1936  Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Service Abt 1951  [1
    US Air Force 
    • Korean War
    Name Alan G Howes  [2, 3
    Residence 23 May 1964  Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Bef 1974  Avon, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence Between 1975 and 2017  New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 28 Jun 2017  John Dempsey Hospital, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Obit from the Hartford Courant
      Alan Graham Howes, Sr., 81, of New Hartford, beloved partner of Leslie M. Cole, died Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at John Dempsey Hospital. He was born May 29, 1936 in Cleveland, OH, son of the late Alan and Anne (Graham) Howes and had lived in Avon prior to moving to New Hartford 42 years ago. Alan was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the U.S. Air Force. A lifelong automobile enthusiast had him around vehicles for both his professional and personal life, even though his career started in banking. He was a member and past officer of the Valley Collector Car Club, a long time member of SCCA first joining in 1972 during which he was Regional executive and head of the New England Region for 12 years. He was the pace car driver at Lime Rock for many years. He championed a racecar in two Rolex 24-hour races, and he was also the only safety car driver during another Daytona 24-hour race to ever stop the race due to fog, delaying it for about an hour. In 1975, he moved his business, the Portia Parlor, to the farm in New Hartford where much collecting and bartering took place. He was a valuable resource for the movie industry working for Cars on Location to find that unusual car to deliver to the movie set. Riding in Cars with Boys, Spy Game, and Super Troopers featuring his cars as well as Adam Lambert driving his 1967 Cadillac on The Today Show in 2015. Al was a sports fan who loved the Red Sox, the Patriots and UCONN men and women's basketball. He also loved racing, bowling and spent years as President of the Merchant League, weekly pizza with the guys, and breakfast daily at Countryside. Besides his loving partner of 36 years, he is survived by his children, Alan Graham Howes, Jr. of Colebrook, Kirstin Cullinane and her husband Michael of New Hartford, Grant Howes and his husband Jason Emerson of Torrington, Robert W. Cole and his wife Pamela of Barkhamsted and Jon Cole and his wife Stacy of Brooklyn, NY; his sister, Judith Howes of Allendale, NJ; his grandchildren, Tyler and Brandon O'Neil, Ashley and Abby Howes, Austin and Ava Cole, Asher and Eyla Cole and Matthew Emerson; his beloved Maine Coon cat, Sheldon, and his grand-dog, Potter. He was predeceased by a sister, Paula Howes, and leaves several nieces and nephews behind.
    Person ID I124905  ONS
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2017 

    Father Alan George Howes,   b. 11 May 1909, 396 Northampton Street, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jun 1975, Hyde Park, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Anne J Graham,   b. Abt 1909, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Nov 1934  South Newbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F37796  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
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     3. Living
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F37799  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F37798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 May 1936 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 23 May 1964 - Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1974 - Avon, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1975 and 2017 - New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jun 2017 - John Dempsey Hospital, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1261] Hartford Courant, 2017 Jul 2.

    2. [S2389] Connecticut marriages.

    3. [S2390] Connecticut divorces, www.ancestry.com.

    4. [S1486] New Hampshire Marriages, www.ancestry.com.