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Fergus Archibald Howie

April 2, 1932 September 14, 2021
Fergus Archibald Howie
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Fergus A. “Scotty” Howie, 89, of La Plata, Maryland, died on September 14, 2021, at his residence.

Fergus was born on April 2, 1932, in Edinburgh, Scotland to the late Mary Catherine Rae and William D. Howie.
Fergus proudly served in the United States Air Force. He attended the First Presbyterian Church of Smyrna, Delaware. He and his wife were owners of a deli called, The Gourmet in Tucson, AZ and he was a manager with Hertz and National car rentals in Newark, NJ. When his sons were younger, he enjoyed coaching their football and baseball teams. He was an avid New York Yankees and Giants fan. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who enjoyed his life to the fullest.

Fergus was survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Ella Grace (Eickmeyer) Howie, children; Sheryl Walls and her husband Ennis, Sue Green, Scott Howie, and Stephen Howie and his wife Jennifer, nine grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc., 10:00 am, with a Service of Remembrance taking place at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Wallkill Cemetery, 160 Midway Road, Middletown, NY 10940.
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10:00 AM 9/21/2021 10:00:00 AM
Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home

130 Highland Ave.
Middletown, NY 10940

With a Service of Remembrance at 11:00 am

Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home
130 Highland Ave. Middletown 10940 NY
United States

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Wallkill Cemetery Final Resting Place

160 Midway Road
Middletown, NY 10940

160 Midway Road Middletown 10940 NY
United States

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