G. Howard Shreve 1926-2013
AUSTINTOWN – G. Howard Shreve, 86, died Monday evening, Jan. 14, 2013, with family members at his side.
Howard was born March 31, 1926, in Cambridge, the son of the late Raymond and Gladys Pryor Shreve.
A veteran of the United States Navy, Howard served in World War II in the Pacific Theatre on the Landing Craft Medium LSM 376 and also served in the United States Navy during the Korean War.
He earned his master’s degree from Kent State University and retired as a school psychologist from the Austintown School System after 35 years. He also taught evening classes at Youngstown State University for a number of years.
Howard was an active member of the Westview Church of Christ, and had been active in the Austintown Growth Foundation.
He founded the Associated School Employees Credit Union in 1959 and served on its board for 52 years. Most of all, Howard enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Howard will be sadly missed by his wife, the former Virginia Burk, whom he married Nov. 17, 1951; two children, Jennifer (Mike) Kurish and their children, Caitlin and Jonathan of Austintown, and Scott (Evelyn) Shreve and their children, Nathan and Raymond of Devon, Pa.; and one brother, Robert P. (Dolores) Shreve of Columbus.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lane Family Funeral Home Austintown Chapel. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the services Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512, in Howard’s name.
Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.