Grace Ellen Howard (nee Crook) age 86 passed away on April 25, 2023 at Harbor Healthcare Accent Hospice in Lewes, DE.
Grace was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. After high school, Grace started working for Western Union in Baltimore and eventually worked in the Harrisburg, PA office. She finished her career with Western Union in the Cherry Hill office in 1992. While working for Western Union, she met Donald Howard and they soon married. Grace and Don lived for many years in Collingswood, NJ and on retirement in 1992, they moved to Smyrna, Delaware. Grace enjoyed gardening, quilting and reading at their "Lake House". Grace's beloved Don died in July, 2010 and she initially stayed at their home in Smyrna. Then in 2013 with her sister Marge and brother-in-law Kurt, they all moved to Bay Colony in "Lower Slower" Delaware near Bethany Beach. Grace, known as "Honey" by all, became involved in many fundraisers and community events.
Grace is survived by her loving son Kenneth MacKenzie (Joanne), 2 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, her dear sister Marjorie Hennig (Kurt) and devoted nieces and nephews.
Grace was buried with her husband Don at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon, PA
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