Howlett, Jr. born in Syracuse, NY Nov
16, 1962 died June 17, 2021.
predeceased by mother Joyce M. Howlett,
brother Walter R. Howlett, and infant
brother. He is survived by father, Frank
A. Howlett, Sr. of New York; brother,
Daniel A. Howlett of Alaska; sisters,
Darleen M. Thompson (Jack) of New York,
Julie M. Holmes of New York, and
Elizabeth A. Fritz (Lyman) of Montana.
After graduating from Marcellus Central
Schools in NY, Frank continued his
education by attending Bucknell
University for electrical engineering.
followed his career 28 years ago to
Shelbyville, KY, where he worked with
Bemis Flexible Packaging North America
as an electronics and converting machine
specialist. His career with Bemis
afforded him the opportunity for
a Master Mason with the Masonic Wingate
Lodge #161 in Simpsonville, KY. He
enjoyed farming as a boy and that
passion continued throughout his life
and he was also an avid NASCAR
enthusiast. Frank enjoyed traveling to
NY to see family for the holidays and
special occasions. Anyone who knew Frank
would say that he was a caring friend
that was willing to go the extra mile to
lend a helping hand and was devoted to
faith, family, and friends.
Service is planned for 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at the Shannon
Funeral Home. Visitation will be 11:00
a.m.-2:00 p.m, June 29, 2021 at the
funeral home. Burial will be in the
Simpsonville Masonic Cemetery.
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