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Howard John Egger

Howard John Egger, 83, of Sandy Lake, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2022 at Crawford County Care Center in Saegertown. 

Howard was born in St. Mary’s on March 29, 1939 to the late Howard J. and Ella Mae (Myers) Egger. 

After high school Howard went on to work for Davey Tree Service, Wolf’s Head Oil, Co., Pennzoil and then the Pennsylvania Fish Commission.  He volunteered at Yellowstone National Park for 4 summers in a row.  

Howard loved the outdoors, he enjoyed hunting, especially archery, fishing, and going to hunting camp.  He also enjoyed karate, bowling and going to the fitness center.  

He was a member Lake Myrtle Lodge #316 in Sandy Lake and the New Castle Consistory.  Howard was a member and attended New Lebanon Community Church.  

He married his beloved wife, Betty P. “Pat” (Reynolds) Egger, on April 11, 1959, she survives at home. 

In addition to his wife, Howard is survived by his children, Joyce (Keith) Engstrom, of New Lebanon, Michael (Karen) Egger, of Sandy Lake and Jeff (Marty) Egger, of Adamsville; Grandchildren: Jarret (Leanna) Engstrom, Timothy (Sheri) Egger, Gregory (Samantha) Egger, Cheyenne (Mark) Prokopovich, Colton Egger, Jeremy Egger, Crystal Stiver, Adam King, Megan King, Robert King, and Araden King; Great-Grandchildren: Lillian, Isabella, Anastasia, Westyn and Karson; and close cousins, James, Bob and Raymond Egger, as well as numerous other cousins.  

Howard was preceded in death by his parents and his Father-In-Law and Mother-In-Law, Charles and Edna Reynolds. 

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Rose and Black Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Stoneboro.

A Memorial Service will take place on Monday, November 21stat New Lebanon Community Church where family and friends are welcome from 3-4 PM, with a Masonic Service taking place at 4:00 PM.  A Memorial Service will follow with Rev. Virginia LaVan-Gadsby officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial’s in Howard’s name can be made to the New Lebanon Community Church.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.RoseAndBlackFH.com


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Howard was a amazing man, he was kind to me. He was a outstanding loving Grandfather to my Sons and all of his Grandchildren.
He will truly be missed by all. I'm am truly sorry for my Sons and his families loss.

Darlah Egger Nov 28 2022 8:37 PM

Howard was one of my favorite people in the PFBC family. Enjoyed many a visits with he and Pat. My heartfelt condolences to all his family.

Valerie Tarkowski Nov 17 2022 11:46 PM

Howard was my friend for over 43 years, taught me to turkey hunt and we shared many a day on the streams and lakes with the PA Fish and Boat Commision.Will be missed.

Bruce Frerotte Nov 17 2022 6:44 PM

So sorry for your loss! Howard was one of the good guys! My heart and prayers are with you during this loss!

Cathy Stiver Krepp Nov 16 2022 7:16 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Howard Egger

Cathy Stiver Krepp Nov 16 2022 7:13 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Howard Egger

Deborah Patton Nov 16 2022 5:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Howard Egger

Vickie Kerr Nov 16 2022 5:31 PM

Deepest Sympathy to Pat and Family, May your memories bring you comfort in this difficult time. Hugs to All

Mike & Dawn Kellner Nov 16 2022 9:50 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Howard Egger

Dave James Nov 15 2022 10:18 PM

Deepest sympathy to Pat & all the kids & their families. He was such a nice man. My mom & Ella Mae were cousins, so I remember him & Pat very well. May your memories bring you comfort. God bless.

Debbie (Beougher) Mott Nov 15 2022 5:48 PM

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