The Howell Family, Serving You.

Licensed Funeral Director & Owner, Edward R. Howell and his wife, Anna are honored to serve you and your family at the most difficult time in your life. 

A lifelong resident of Wayne County, Edward was raised on the family dairy farm in Clinton Township. A 2007 graduate of Western Wayne High School, he went on to earn an Associate Degree in Funeral Service & Mortuary Science from Simmons Institute of Funeral Service in Syracuse, NY. He also earned a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology with concentrations in Bereavement Counseling and Education after matriculating at Millersville University and Messiah College. In 2020, Edward earned his Doctor of Psychology degree with a specialization in Thanatology.

Edward also serves the community in his capacity as the elected Wayne County Coroner.  He has held this post since January of 2012. In addition to being a Pennsylvania Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer, Edward is an active member of the PA State Coroner’s Association and the International Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners. He is a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators, and a member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling.  Edward serves as the Chairman of the Wayne County Child Death Review Team and works closely with the American Academy of Pediatrics for this responsibility. 

Anna is also a lifelong resident of Wayne County.  Born and raised in Lake Ariel of the Rennekamp family, Anna is a 2009 graduate of Western Wayne High School.  A Board-Certified Music Therapist, Anna earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music from Marywood University and completed her internship at the Veteran's Hospital in Montrose, New York.

Married in December of 2013, Edward & Anna have been blessed with four sons, Matthias, born in 2014, Josiah, born in 2016, and Levi, born in 2018, and Micah, born in 2020. The Howell Family lives in Clinton Township where they enjoy the opportunity to contribute to the efforts of family agriculture. Both Anna and Edward play with "The Old Time Fiddlers" when they are able; they are also active in their local church and Sunday School.