Belfast, NY - Herbert W. “Herb” Howe III, age 43, passed away on Monday, June, 26, 2017, at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester as a result of injuries sustained in a logging accident. He was born in Buffalo to Herbert W. “Sonny” and Gladys Jean Young Howe II. On July 15, 2012 he married Tara Howard who survives him.
Herb was a long time resident of the Belfast Area who had worked for Union Drilling which was bought out by Side Winder Drilling. He had always loved logging and later started his own company called “Second Time Around Logging”. Herb was a hardworking man who loved to spend one on one time with the kids. He had a deep voice with a booming laugh and was often the life of the party. Herb will be remembered as a man who had deep love for his family and especially for his wife Tara.
Survivors include his wife Tara, his mother Jean Snyder (Howe) of Belfast; 3 stepsons, David (Nikkie) Green of Wellsville, Joshua Howard of Belfast, and Nathan Hunt of Belfast; 2 step daughters, Daphne Hunt of Wellsville, and Joslin Hunt of Belfast; 3 step grandchildren; David Jr., Jayden, and Ashlyn Green; 2 brothers, Lance (Valerie) Snyder of Lancaster, and David (Jaime) Snyder of Dade City, FL.; 2 sisters, Mrs. Pat (Connie Ann) Argentieri of Alden, and Diane Howe of Buffalo; his mother in law Glenna (Jack) Clark of Andover and their families; several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Herb was predeceased by his father, Herbert and his sister, Rose Marie.
Friends are invited to call on Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Cross Town Alliance Church on Highland Avenue in Wellsville. The funeral service will take place following the calling hours at 2 pm in the church. Burial will follow in the Knights Creek Cemetery and memorials in Herb’s name may be made to the SPCA serving Allegany County. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.