George A. Howard, 90, of Riverside, died on Sept. 29, 2016. 

He was a member of the Carpenters Union Local 1185 for more than 60 years, served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in North Riverside. 

Mr. Howard was the husband of Beverly Howard (nee Magnusson) for more than 61 years; the father of Nena (Donald) McKain and Leonard (Shawna) Howard; the grandfather of Nicolle Werchman, Elisabeth Werchman, Michael Howard, Morgan Howard and the late Jerry Werchman; the great-grandfather of Jaden Werchman and William Stoike; the brother of the late Raymond, Harold and Robert Bliss, Joan Stronczek; and an uncle of many. 

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. at The Chapel, 620 N. Oak St. in Hinsdale. 

Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, Riverside, handled arrangements.