Felecia A. (Irzyk) Howland

June 1, 2021

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New Bedford - Felecia (Irzyk) Howland, 66 of New Bedford, MA, passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 peacefully in her home surrounded by loved ones.

Felecia was the daughter of the late Thaddeus A. Irzyk & Wanda (Kolacz) Irzyk. She was born in New Bedford where she remained a lifelong resident.

She was a loving Mother, Wife, Daughter, Aunt, Sister and Friend to so many. She was a bakery manager for Thad's Steakhouse for many years, where her witty banter and spirited personality were treasured by customers far and wide. She was a woman of faith and enjoyed crafting, gardening and writing, and loved all animals.

Felecia was predeceased by her husband, Gerald Howland.

She is survived by her son Gerald Howland II, her brothers, Tod Irzyk and Jan Irzyk, her godson, Clinton Dziki, and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Sunday, June 6, 2021 from 4:00pm- 7:00pm at Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford.

Her Funeral Mass will be Monday, June 7, 2021 at 11 A.M., in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 235 North Front St., New Bedford.

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Felecia’s memory, may be made to Lighthouse Animal Shelter, 596 Hathaway Road, New Bedford, MA 02740.

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