Teresa L. Howard, 47

NOV. 24, 1963-NOV. 23, 2011

November 25, 2011
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Teresa Larue Ott Howard, age 47, of Emmitsburg, Md., died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at the Carroll Hospice Dove House in Westminster, Md., following a 10-year battle with cancer.    

Born Nov. 24, 1963, in Gettysburg, Pa., she was the daughter of Leatrice (Coe) Ott of Emmitsburg and the late Thomas Ott. 

She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Kenneth E. Howard.

Teresa worked as a machine operator at Arcadia Graphics in Fairfield, Pa., and later in the bakery department of Jubilee Foods in Emmitsburg.  She enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Emmitsburg.

Surviving, in addition to her mother and husband, are daughter, Lindsey Howard of Emmitsburg, and son, Luke Howard of Emmitsburg; siblings, Thomas Ott of Thurmont, Md., Jim Ott of Fairfield, Mary Flickinger of Emmitsburg, Donald Ott of Denver, Colo., Patricia Grimes of Brunswick, Md., Allen Ott of Gettysburg, Regina Ott of Hagerstown, John Bruce Ott of Dundalk, Md., Anthony Ott of Emmitsburg, Josephine Mellor of Oklahoma, Elizabeth Sweeney of Emmitsburg, and Paul Ott of Frederick, Md.; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Regina and Kenneth Howard of Emmitsburg; lifelong friend, Marie Butler of Pennsylvania; and many nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass will held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 47 DePaul St., Emmitsburg, with the Rev. Charles F. Kreig, C.M., as celebrant. Inurnment will follow in the New St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Emmitsburg. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to p.m. at the Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 210 W. Main St., Emmitsburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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