Howard Joseph Diver

January 19, 1933 ~ June 6, 2020 (age 87)


Howard passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family while his grandchildren played his favorite Country Music on June 6th, 2020, at the Nipissing Serenity Hospice in North Bay.   He is survived by his wife of 59 years,  Elaine Diver  and by his children Jane (Bruce)Bolton, Brenda(Rick) Parkes, Susan (Bill) Smith, and Dan (Lorrie) Diver.  He will be fondly missed by his 9 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, his siblings, Ann MacIsaac, Bill (Shirley), Lloyd, and Caron (Clarence).He will be lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Howard loved spending time watching nature, driving his  Classic car, country music, and watching the 5 o’clock news.  His  greatest love was spending time with his family.          Predeceased by his infant son Joseph, his parents Charles and Lily, his siblings Kay Barry, Sonny (Edward) ,Veronica Diver, Marg Arnold, Rob Diver, Bernard Diver, and Patrick Diver. Due to the Covid 19 limitations, a Celebration of Howard’s life will be held at a later date.If so desired, memorial donations to Nipissing Serenity Hospice or the Lung Association Will be acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.  Online condolences may be made at                   



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