Howard Cowgill

Howard Cowgill

Tuesday, January 12th, 1943 Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

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Obituary for Howard L. Cowgill

Howard L. Cowgill, 77, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away Tuesday morning, November 10, 2020 at Laurel Lakes Wellness and Rehabilitation Center. Born January 12, 1943 in Cumberland, MD, he was a son of the late Argyl M. and Lena P. Gloyd Cowgill. Howard was a graduate of the Paw Paw High School in Paw Paw, WV. He was employed at the James River Company (formerly the American-Can Company) in Chambersburg, retiring after more than 30 years. He was a member of Solomon’s United Church of Christ; was a member and past President of the New Franklin Ruritan Club, and was a member of the Cumberland Valley Antique Engine and Machinery Association. He enjoyed antique cars, trucks, and tractors and also like attending Cruise-Ins. His wife, N. Arleen Catlett Cowgill, whom he married May 12, 1962, preceded him in death on January 28, 2012.

He is survived by his son, Brian Cowgill and wife Melinda of Greencastle; granddaughter Emily Cowgill of Greencastle; brother, Herman “Lynn” Cowgill and wife Helen of Delaware; sister Wanda Healy and husband Dennis of Hagerstown, MD; two nieces; and three nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 AM Monday, November 16, 2020 at Solomon’s United Church of Christ, 1594 Swamp Fox Road, Chambersburg, PA. Rev. Peter Emig will officiate. Private interment will be at Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1004 North Juniata St, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.

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    Monday, November 16th, 2020 | 11:30am
    Solomon's United Church of Christ
    1594 Swamp Fox Road
    Monday, November 16th, 2020
    Rev. Peter Emig
  • Interment

    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    Address not given

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Rosalie Piper

My sincere condolence to the family. He will be missed.
Comment | Posted at 02:16pm via Condolence

Doris Leberknight

My sincere Condolences to Howard Cowgill's family.
Comment | Posted at 06:47am via Condolence

Herman Cowgill

Lynn and Helen and family
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