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Howard R. Longstreth III
October 17, 1947 - February 2, 2021

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Donation - Alley Cat Allies - 7920 Norfolk Ave #600, Bethesda, MD 20814 - 240-482-1980 - Map
Donation - Disabled American Veterans - 5000 Wissahickon Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144 - 215-381-3065 - Map

Howard R. Longstreth III of Rockledge, Pennsylvania died Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at his home. He was 73 years old. Howard was born October 17, 1947 in Abington, Pennsylvania, son of the late Howard R. Longstreth Jr. and the late Irene Longstreth (nee - Sponheimer). He is the beloved husband of 27 years to Susan (nee Cantagallo) Longstreth.

Howard was born, raised, and educated on Abington, PA. He was graduate of Abington High School. He enlisted in the United States Navy and served in Italy. Howard was very proud of his time on the USS Douglas Fox. He served as a Cheltenham Police officer for twenty-five years. Howard loved computers and and was a self taught IT person. He enjoyed fishing. woodworking, making birdhouses, and other projects. He could often be found in the garage working on something. He enjoyed working in the yard and feeding his birds and stray cats.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Alley Cat Allies, 7920 Norfolk Ave #600, Bethesda, MD 20814 or Disabled American Veterans, 5000 Wissahickon Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144.

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