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Howard L. Platz

April 26, 1967 ~ July 22, 2020 (age 53)


Howard L. Platz, 53 of Coal Center, PA died July 22, 2020 at his home.

Born April 26, 1967 in Butler, he was the son of Roger and Nancy Labonte.

Howard was employed by Pennatronics and worked building motherboards.

He enjoyed fishing.

Surviving is his girlfriend, Melissa Emerick of Wyano, PA.  4 daughters; Bonnie Louise, Belinda Vivian, Brittany Nicole and Celeste Rose.  2 sons; Howard Lewis Jr. and Damien Michael.

Howard is also survived by 2 brothers; John T. Courson Jr. and Roger L. Labonte.  1 sister; Tammie L. Labonte, 3 aunt, 4 uncles, several grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM September 5, 2020 at Mount Pleasant Church with Pastor Paul DeBacco officiating. 

Arrangements for Howard L. Platz are under the direction of Buechele Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., East Brady, PA.

The Platz family asks that donations be made to the funeral home to defray costs. 

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