Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the age of 71. Beloved husband of Rejeanne (Fillion) for 52 years. Dear father of Cindy (late Craig) Goodhand, Sarnia and Shelley (Bill) Emersic, Cayuga. Loving grandpa of Terra (Jeff) Glanville, Kyle (Lyndsay) Goodhand, Leah Emersic and Bill Emersic. Great-grandfather of Levi. Predeceased by parents Albert & Marjorie Finch, brother Lloyd Finch and sisters Bert Armstrong, Joyce Willey and Tessabelle Finch. Howard retired in 2002 from the Polysar Fire Department. He truly enjoyed spending time with his family camping at Ipperwash and Paradise Valley campgrounds. Cremation has taken place. Private family arrangements entrusted to the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 519-344-3131. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation, 774 London Rd., Sarnia, N7T 4Y1 or the Lung Association, 480 Egerton St., London, N5W 3Z6. Messages of condolence & memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com.