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Obituary of Howard A. Walrad

Howard A. Walrad, age 80 of Lansing, NY passed away Monday, June 13, 2022 at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca, NY.

Born November 10, 1941 in Genoa, NY he was the son of the late Russell and Helen Goss Walrad. Always a jokester, Howard was retired from Cargill, attended Lansing United Methodist Church and was a member of Lansing Senior Citizens.

Howard is survived by his wife, Eloise Tilton Walrad of Lansing, NY; sisters, Irene Warner of Genoa, NY and Mary Ellen Stevens of Venice Center, NY; son, A.J. “Anthony” (Amanda) Walrad of Enfield, NY; twin grandchildren, Ava and Liam Walrad; granddaughter, Olivia Walrad of Odessa, NY; his former wife, Patricia Sherman Walrad Card of Lansing, NY; stepson, Robert Cobane; several nieces and nephews. In addition, he was predeceased by his wife, Shirley Walrad; daughter, Tammy Ann Walrad; son, Howard “Hodie” Walrad Jr.; sister, Jean Marie Walrad and brother, George Walrad.

Family and friends are invited to call from 10-11 am prior to funeral services at 11 am on Friday, June 17, 2022 at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main Street, Dryden, NY with Rev. Alison Schmied officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Lansing, NY. In Howard’s words “Let’s git er done.” In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to American Cancer Society.

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