Marilou Emma Sanford Howe age 86 passed away on 10-29-2013 at St. Luke Health Service in Oswego, NY.
Born 12-10-1926 at her beloved grandparents W A (Bill) and Sarah Stevens Sanford farm daughter to Ruth Russell Sanford Stevens and LeRoy A Sanford.
She attended Ellisburg Country and Belleville Central Schools, a graduate of RBI, Marilou worked for Prudential for over 40 years.
Prudential is where she met and later married Nelson James Howe Jr. on June 30, 1962.
Nelson passed away 8-12-2011. They were married 49 years.
Marilou is survived by three step-daughters and one son-in-law: Marcia Howe and Debra Howe Walker of Rehoboth Beach, DE, Cindy (Zeke) Howe Zamorski of Williams Bay, WI.
Seven grandchildren: Will (Emily) Zamorski, Andrew Zamorski and Adam Zamorski, Chicago.
Bethany Walker (Michael Conway), NH, Jonathan (Sara) Walker, MD, and two great grandchildren: Sidonie Walker-Conway and JJ Walker
One sister Pat (Leo) Paige and sister-in-law Grace Howe, along with several nieces and nephews.
She is also survived by her dearest friends Dottie Wheeler and Arlene Tiftt Dana.
Respecting Marilous wishes a private graveside prayer will take place at Ellisburg Cemetary.
In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to the 5th floor at St. Luke Health Service
299 East River Rd Oswego, NY 13126
Marilous family would especially like to thank St.Luke Health Service for the compassionate care provided by the 5th floor.
Arrangements are with the Carpenter Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville, NY.