HOWARD,Miss Marion, a lifelong resident of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, November 9, 2013, in her 85th year. Born in St. Thomas, Ontario, June 15, 1929, she was the daughter of the late William R. and Bertha (nee Grogan) Howard. The sister of the late William A. Howard (his wife Joyce of St. Thomas), she is remembered by three nieces, a nephew, as well as several cousins and friends. Marion retired as an inspector with Timken Canada, St. Thomas. She was a member of the St. Thomas Pentecostal Assembly. The funeral service will be held at the St. Thomas Pentecostal Assembly, 144 Wellington St., St. Thomas on Thursday, November 14th at 2:00 p.m. Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. Relatives and friends will be received at the church from 1:00 p.m. until the service time. Memorial donations to the St. Thomas Pentecostal Assembly or the charity of one’s choice gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).