Howard J. McMasters
  • 88 years old
  • Date of birth: Aug 4, 1921
  • Date of passing: Dec 20, 2009

A beloved husband, and father of three sons, Howard McMasters lived in Pismo, CA during the last 3 years of his life. It was there that he met his beautiful wife, Joan.

A spirited man of great intelligence and ability, his grandaughters, Rayna, Kendra and Michelle recall his humor and ability to see the fun in most situations. He was a great supporter of the BoysScouts, the Elks Lodge and many other youth progams. His community involvement in Whittier, Redlands, Paso Robles and Pismo left many folks forever changed for the better. Howard wanted to make a difference and so he did. His humor and confidence helped guide him, and he always had something clever to say when a difficult situation arose. He was known for his compassion and strength, was appreciated for his ability to make others laugh.

All who knew him recall a strong sense of honor, a very personable man of great kindness and courtesy. We love him, and miss him very much.

With constant love,

His Granddaughters.

Service Information:
Saturday, January 16, 2010 @ 11:00am
Lady Family Mortuary
555 Fair Oaks Avenue,
Arroyo Grande, 93420

Reception Information:
Saturday, January 16, 2010 @ 1:00pm
Oceano / Five Cities Elks Lodge
410 Air Park
Oceano, CA

Hotel Information:
Pacific Plaza Resort Hotel,
444 Pier Avenue, Oceano, 93445 
(those of you who attended Howard's & Joan's wedding four years ago may remember the hotel, located directly across the street from the Elks Lodge).  If you decide to get a room there, BE SURE TO LET THEM KNOW YOU ARE WITH THE ELKS PARTY  You will receive a 25% discount.  

25% Discounted Rates are:   Studio Suite -  $ 86.25 - queen bed. 1 Bdrm Suite - $123.75 King bed in bedroom and a Queen sofa sleeper 2 Bdrm Suite - $180.00  combines all of the above plus a queen bed in the 2nd bedroom.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Donna Crawford on 18th January 2010

""Dear Uncle Howard, you were such an important part of my life, maybe even more than you knew. I'll always remember that when I was a little girl you called me Princess and how good that made me feel. You were there for me and my family in some very impor"

This tribute was added by curtis crawford on 17th January 2010

"During the time we spent together you introduced me to family I had never met and have grown to love. For that alone I am forever grateful. Thank you Uncle Howard and you will be greatly missed."

This tribute was added by Carlene McMasters on 15th January 2010

"Dear Grandpa Howard, Just wanted you to know that I always appreciated your kindness, and will forever remember your sense of humor. I will cherish the time I spent with you, and will miss you."

This tribute was added by Traci Rofidal on 15th January 2010

"Hello Uncle Howard,
What a wonderful spirit your are and always will be.  I love you!  Keep Dancing!"

This tribute was added by Kendra McMasters on 13th January 2010

"Dearest Grandpa,
Thank you so much for everything you taught us, for all the love you gave us, for the support and most importantly, the humor you always shared. You will be forever missed."

This tribute was added by Rayna Hess on 22nd December 2009

"I love you Grandpa
With all my heart...Forever
So I'll be forever grateful
For the love you gave to me.
And you will live on forever
In my heart and my memories."


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