Howard W. Auger, Sr.
September 9, 1929 – December 2, 2015
Howard W. Auger, Sr., age 86, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 2, 2015.
Howard was born in Bridgeton, NJ on September 9, 1929, and was a son of the late Howard E. and Gwendolyn (Russell) Auger. He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army. Howard made his career as an electronics techinician with the FAA, retiring after 32 years of dedicated employment.
A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed family vacations. Howard will be very dearly missed.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Karl G. Auger. Howard is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Barbara A. (Butler) Auger; sons, William, Jr. of Newark, DE and Bob (Kathy) of Elkton, MD; and grandchildren, Marc, Ryan, Michael and Kristyn.
A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 Noon. A committal service will be held at 10 am on Thursday morning, December 10, 2015 in the chapel of the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.