Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Kenneth John Howard

September 21, 1964
Maryvale, Arizona
December 27, 2011
Peoria, Arizona

Kenneth John Howard, 47, of Avondale, passed away at Hospice of the Valley in Peoria on December 27, 2011.

Kenneth was born September 21, 1964 in Maryvale to John D. Howard and Lucy Lira.  He worked as a plumber and was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church. Kenny was a great man, and he brought a smile to everyone’s face. He loved his children with all of his heart and they brought such joy and happiness to him. He was very proud of every one of them, and he was a wonderful husband and provider. He will be missed very much by his family and all his many good friends!

Kenneth is survived by his wife, Cindy Ann Howard; his daughter, Karissa Howard; his sons, Anthony Sainz, Kenny Howard, Michael Sainz, and Robby Howard; his parents, John D. Howard and Lucy Lira; his sister, Sharon Howard and his brother, John Howard. He is also survived by members of his extended family, Marcelino and Eleanor Sainz, Randy and Christopher Sainz, Kathy Aguilar, Sofia Sainz, Marcella Turner, and Debbie Sainz.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, January 2, 2012 at 10:00am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, located at 3140 North 51st Avenue in Phoenix.  A rosary will be recited preceding the Mass at 9:30am.

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  1. Dear Kenny, Thank you for all the wonderful memories. You will be truly missed. we will remember your smile forever. Rest in peace and know your family and friends loved you dearly.
    Always, Cindy

  2. Kenny thank you for everything you did for me and my boys!!!! Victor and Baby Chris loved you so much and always will. Rest in peace! Love Masala

  3. Dad I love and miss you so much, I'll never understand why this day had to come! Thank you for every thing you did for me. I'll continue to make you proud I'll make sure your granddaughter will always know who her tata was , I'll try to love her as much as you would've . Dad I'll see you again one day with the biggest hug ever! :( !

  4. May you now rest in peace. We'll always love and miss you and I promise your granddaughter will know the great man you were. Thank you for raising the greatest husband and father, my family could ask for. Love you forever, Jess