Howard "Howdy" Kermisch

March 22, 1930April 6, 2021

On Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Howard "Howdy" Kermisch of Ellicott City, MD passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side. Howdy was the beloved husband of the late Shirley Kermisch, loving father of Laura L. Strobel and her husband Gary, Steven M. Kermisch and his wife Debbie and Jennifer A. Cimino; dear brother of the late Dolores Lana; cherished grandfather of Joseph Fiorani, Kelly Marriott, Kimberly Fiorani, Justin Kermisch, Nicole Fletcher and the late Lindsay Cimino. He is also survived by his great-grandchildren MacKenzie, Ripken, Reagan, Kali, Gia, Jackson, MacKenzie, Aubrey, Hazel, Olive and ….1 on the way!

Family and friends are invited to gather at the Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park, Inc., 7250 Washington Boulevard, Elkridge, MD 21075 (Exit 6 South off Route 100) on Sunday, April 11, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm where a Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm. Committal Service and Interment will follow at Meadowridge Memorial Park, Elkridge, MD. If desired, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society.


11 April


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home

7250 Washington Blvd
Elkridge, MD 21075

12 April

Celebration of Life Funeral Service

1:00 pm

Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home

12 April

Committal Service & Interment

Meadowridge Memorial Park

Elkridge, MD


Howard "Howdy" Kermisch

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