May 21, 1928 – September 2, 2018
Howard Mottorn, age 90, of Barker, entered into rest on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Eastern Niagara Hospital in Lockport. Born May 21, 1928 in Pennsylvania, Howard is the son of the late Andrew and Grace (Callan) Mottorn.
Howard was an avid bowler and NASCAR enthusiest and enjoyed riding motorcycles in his younger years. He served in the US Army from 1947 until 1949 during WWII. Howard worked at Harrison Radiator in Lockport as an assembler.
He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lyndonville and the American Legion Post #410.
Howard married Annette Bluman April 14, 1984 at St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Surviving Howard is his wife, Annette and children: Jacklyn (Jerry) Smith and Lisa (Ray) Eyten and grandchildren: Wayne, Angel, Keith, Ivy and Melissa and sister: Nancy (Dick) Cooper. 7 great-grandchildren also survive Howard. Howard was predeceased by siblings: Kenneth, Lucille, Hazelle and Robert and stepchildren: Edward Merchant, Michael Merchant and Coral and Gordon Newman.
There will be no prior visitation. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Hartland Central Cemetery at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to: St. John’s Lutheran Church, 10213 Roosevelt Highway Lyndonville, NY 14098
Please go to www.sherriefuneralhome.com and leave a condolence for the family.
September 8, 2018
Annette and Family, I was so sorry to hear of Howard's passing. My mind immediately went back to the days when I was your floor inspector at Harrison and some of the good times we had. May he rest in piece!
September 6, 2018
Having a hard time getting over this. I learned a lot from you grandpa. I’ll always remember the times camping and digging the yard BY HAND to pour the concrete pad for the motorhome. So many memories I will ALWAYS CHERISH. I love you and I’m gonna miss you so much