Howard L. Althouse
Howard L. Althouse passed away peacefully at home December 14, 2016.
He was born in Slatington, PA, to Howard Leroy and Luella (Wert) Althouse. He graduated from Slatington High School and served as a Sergeant in the U. S. Army. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from New Hampshire College of Accounting and Commerce.
He worked for Lockheed-Martin Aerospace as a Department Manager for 38 years before retiring.
He was a member of Young At Heart, the fund-raising arm of the Sr. Center, and served as Treasurer for many years. Howie was a skilled woodworker. He started the Ruhenstroth Christmas Light Annual Contest and made the awards in his woodshop.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Harriet, and their three children: H. Andrew Althouse (Collette), of Kauai, HI; Amy Althouse Biddle (Brook) of S. Dartmouth, MA; and Lee R. Althouse (Chris) of San Jose, CA.; six grandchildren: Amanda & Kameron Althouse of Kauai; Nash & Palmer Biddle of S. Dartmouth; and Alex & Jordan Althouse, of San Jose.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church on Centerville Road. A Memorial Service will be held there at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Young at Heart, c/o Douglas Co. Sr. Center would be appreciated.