Howard H. Jewett

09/13/2016 5:39 PM |

Howard H. Jewett of Mattituck, formerly of Manorville, died Sept. 12, 2016, at Acadia Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Riverhead. He was 98.

He was born Dec. 16, 1917, in Ames, Iowa to Albert and Sophie (Halsey) Jewett.

On Dec. 2, 1945, he married the former Margaret Luella Johnston. They lived in Queens, West Islip, East Moriches and Manorville before moving to the North Fork in 1999.

Mr. Jewett had been a foreman in plant engineering for Brookhaven National Lab.

Family members said he and his wife loved to travel in their motor home and have visited destinations throughout the south and west. His other passion was basket weaving.

Predeceased by his wife Margaret in 2002, he leaves his children, Susan J. Shaffer and her husband, Walter H. Shaffer, of Mattituck and Howard J. Jewett of Brookfield, N.Y.

The family will receive visitors Friday, Sept. 16, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck, with funeral services following at 1:30 p.m. Interment with U.S. Navy honors will follow at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Katinka House, c/o Southold Town Senior Services, P.O. Box 85, Mattituck, NY 11952 would be appreciated.

This is a paid notice. 

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