Howard N. Libbert
Lyons/Newark----Howard Nelson Libbert, 84, passed away Saturday (October 12 2013) at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.There will be no prior calling hours. Graveside funeral service, with full military honors,will be held at 1 P.M. on Friday (October 18, 2013) in the East Newark Cemetery, Vienna Street Newark.
Memorial contributions, in Howard's name, may be made, to the Cardiac Rehab Unit of Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, PO Box 571, Newark, New York 14513.
Howard was born July 29, 1929 in Newark, the son of the late Edward and Edith Ridley Libbert. After graduating from Newark High School in 1947, he joined the United States Air Force,where he served the next twenty six years, through the Korean Conflict and most of the Viet Nam War. He retired as a Master Sergeant in 1974. He worked a short while at Fold-Pac and then for the next eighteen years he worked at the Newark Developmental Center. Howard loved to fish and hunt. He enjoyed spending his time at Cardio-Rehab at Newark-Wayne where to him it was much more than the exercise, Howard found his chance to utilize his sense humor with others.
He is survived by his son Howard (Rebecca) of Navarre, Fl; two daughters Beverly Libbert and Tina (Todd Nolte) Libbert both of Newark; three grandchildren Wayne and Monica Nolte and Nelson Libbert; a brother LaVerne Libbert of Newark and a brother-in-law Jack Bethel.Howard was predeceased by his wife Masue in 2007 and a sister Joyce Bethel.