Nashua, NH — William W. Howell Jr. 54, of Nashua, N.H., and formerly of Peabody, died suddenly on Tuesday morning. He was the husband of Denise (Bullock) Howell of Pembroke, Mass.
Born in Bethesda, Md., he was the son of the late William W. Howell Sr. and Marilyn (Armell) Howell. He was raised and educated in Peabody, and had lived in Nashua for the past 14 years.
After high school, Bill enlisted with the United States Army and was honorably discharged.
Bill was recently employed as a machinist for DevTech in Amherst, N.H. Bill was a member and officer of the American Polish Club in Nashua. He also enjoyed playing pool and darts.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Sean Howell of Salem, and William Howell III of Nashua; his daughter, Samantha Howell of Nashua; his brothers, Erin Howell and his fiancée, Cynthia Degeis, and Michael and his wife, Susan Howell, all of Lynn; his sister, Angela and her husband, Gregory Lane of Gloucester; his granddaughter, Shayla Howell of Salisbury; and his stepchildren, Maria and Michael Currie of Pembroke; along with many nieces and nephews. He was the former husband of Betsy Howell of Salem. He was predeceased by his second wife, Stephanie (Budgell) Howell; and his brother, Shannon Howell.
ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral service will be held on Wednesday, at 10:30 a.m., at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, from 5 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Danvers. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 10, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at the Main Street United Methodist Church, 154 Main St., Nashua, with a reception to follow at American Polish Club, School St., Nashua. For directions and his obituary, visit www.ccbfuneral.com.