Howard Finster

Howard N. Finster

1922 - 2022

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Howard N. Finster


Frankfort - Howard N. Finster, 99, of Frankfort passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2022 in Faxton-ST. Lukes Healthcare.


He was born in Ilion on October 14, 1922, the son of the late R V and Alta Bunce Finster. He attended Frankfort schools and graduated from Frankfort High School with the class of 1941. Howard served with the US Army Air Corps during WWII and was Honorably Discharged on January 23, 1946 with the rank of Sergeant.  He was married to Ruth Rowell on August 29, 1946 in North Columbia United Methodist Church. Ruth passed away on November 19, 2012.

Howard was employed as a Quality Control Engineer for Univac Ilion & Utica Plants. He was a member American Legion and served as a Frankfort Volunteer Firemen.  


Howard is survived by one son and daughter in law, Wayne and Joyce Finster of Newnan, GA.; two grandsons, Keith & his wife, Kyiah Finster and Sgt Erik & Samantha Finster; five great grandchildren, Luke Finster, Violet Finster, Ezra Finster, Alexis Finster and Jonas Finster; his sister in law, Joanna Rowell of Frankfort and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by sister, Emeline Cioch. 


His funeral will be held Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 11:00 in East Schuyler Cemetery, Church Rd. Schuyler with the Rev. Joelle Faulks officiating. His funeral arrangements are under the direction of the V.J. Iocovozzi Funeral Home, Inc. 203 Second Avenue, Frankfort.






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