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Rev. Fr. Clarence Howard

Age 80, of Howardstown, KY

Rev. Fr. Clarence Howard
Rev. Fr. Clarence Joseph Howard, 80, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Norton’s Brownsboro Hospital. Fr. Howard was born June 6, 1935 in Howardstown, KY to the late Arthur Francis and Nellie Hagan Howard. He was ordained a Roman Catholic Priest on May 27, 1961, with 52 years of service to the Archdiocese of Louisville. His assignments included St. Benedict and St. Raphael Churches in Louisville, St. Bernard Church, Clementsville, KY, The Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, Bardstown, and St. Catherine Church, New Haven, KY, where he retired. Fr. Howard was presently a member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church, Prospect, KY. He was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1290, Bardstown and served as their Chaplain for several years. He is survived by 2 sisters, LaNell (Frank) Caspar, Lexington, KY and Rosita (Russell) Raque, Louisville, 1 brother Dr. Lawrence “Larry” Howard, with whom he made his home with in Louisville, 1 nephew Mike Caspar, 4 nieces; Ann Manning, Pam Freeman, Brenda Carroll, and Julie Adams, along with 12 great-nieces and nephews and several cousins. Funeral mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday, September 14, 2015 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 6500 St. Bernadette Ave., Prospect, KY with visitation from 9 a.m. until time of service on Monday. Burial will be 3:30 p.m., Monday in St. Catherine Cemetery, New Haven, KY Arrangements entrusted to Joseph L. Greenwell Funeral Home, New Haven, KY. Online condolences may be made at

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