Howard Melvin French

May 31, 1957 ~ January 10, 2022 (age 64)


Howard Melvin French

Born May 31, 1957

Suddenly and peacefully passed away at Woodstock General Hospital due to Covid, in his 65th year, surrounded by his family on January 10, 2022 

Howard loved to laugh and travel but especially loved music and was known as Mr. Tamborine man.  He was a faithful attender of Movement Church and loved to join in worship with his tambourine. 

Howard was a dearly loved big brother and will be missed by his siblings, Gerald (Wanda) French of St. George ON, Donald French of Cambridge ON, Richard (Heather) French of London ON, Debra (Michael) Sabatino, Wellington FL USA, Scott (Hanh) French of Mississauga ON

Howard was a much loved uncle and will be missed by his nieces and nephews, Anna French Beattie, Gregory (Alissa) French, Kara (Byron) Bothwell, Erika French, Selina Streahorn, Robert Streahorn, Ashley (Jeff Turcotte) Pollari, Chelsey Pollari, Amanda (Alex) Wallace, Robert Michael Sabatino, Joshua Sabatino, Viggo Anderson and many great nieces and nephews.

Howard was a cherished son, and is predeceased by his parents Melvin & Joyce (Misener) French, Woodstock ON

Howard was blessed to call Christian Horizons - Woodstock home for many years and will be missed by his Christian Horizon’s family and friends.

Cremation has already taken place.  Graveside service and Interment in the Baptist Cemetery, Woodstock to follow in the spring. 

In lieu of flowers, a memorial gift to Christian Horizons in memory of Howard French would be appreciated, and may be arranged through the Brock and Visser Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Avenue Woodstock, 519-539-0004.Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at 

Thank you to Dr Vu, Emergency Doctors and Nurses at Woodstock General Hospital, Ethan Hamstra, Yvonne Schurrman, Deb Rosenau and Christians Horizon’s staff for their loving faithful care of Howard. 




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