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Howard Lowell Barton

December 3, 1930 ~ October 5, 2017 (age 86)

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Howard Lowell Barton

12-3-1930 - 10-5-2017

Howard “Bart” Barton Sr, 87, a Gig Harbor resident for 48 years, passed on October 5, 2017.  Bart retired as a Major in the USAF, earned a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Washington and enjoyed a career in Engineering with WPPS, Aerojet, Boeing, Irwin, Kessler and Rockwell.  Bart was an avid fisherman and traveler, and loved spending time with family. He was a member of the McCord AFB Daedalians and the St. Nicholas Church in Gig Harbor.

He is survived by his beloved wife Dorothy (Dot) of 67years; daughter Celia, and sons Howard Jr., and Patrick; 6 grandchildren Mariah, Bryan, Jason, Jenna, Jordan, and Conner; as well as 3 great-grandchildren Kai, Bryce and Bodi.

Viewing will be at Haven of Rest from 8:30 – 10:00 am on Oct 13th, 2017 followed by Funeral Services at Saint Nicholas Church in Gig Harbor from 11am to 12pm followed by Internment at Cromwell Cemetery in Gig Harbor at 1:00 pm.

In Lieu of flowers, please donate in his name to St. Nicholas Church in Gig Harbor. 

 Service Information

October 13, 2017

8:30 AM
Haven of Rest Chapel
8503 Hwy 16 NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98332

Funeral Service
October 13, 2017

11:00 AM
St Nicholas Catholic Church
3510 Rosedale St NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Graveside Service
October 13, 2017

1:00 PM
Cromwell Cemetery
2500 62nd Ave NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

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