Mariam David Howa, 78, passed away June 15, 1998 at her home, after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born February 15, 1920 in Dibbel, Lebanon, to Rose and Michael David. She married Samuel Howa in 1935, and came to live in Utah in 1946. Mariam enjoyed spending time with her 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening, cooking and visiting with friends. Mariam will be remembered for her strength, compassion and wonderful sense of humor.She is survived by her daughter, Annie Hill (Wayne); sons, George; Ray (Dorothy); and Fred (Rebecca). She was preceded in death by her loving husband; and three sons, Michael; Ron; and Abraham.

"We love you mom."

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, 10 a.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church, 450 East 2100 South. A Vigil Service will be held Thursday, 7 p.m. also at the church, where friends may call 6-7 p.m. Committal: Mt. Calvary Catholic Church Cemetery, 4th Avenue and `T' Street. Funeral directors, Neal O'Donnell and Sons.

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