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Howard Henry Sussman

December 2, 1940 — August 23, 2018

Howard Henry Sussman, 77, of Acton, MA, passed away on Thursday August 23, 2018, peacefully at his home. He was the husband of Joy (Goodin) Sussman formerly of Vandalia.

Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 1, 2018, at Vandalia Cemetery. Mike Saul will officiate.

Howard was born in New York, NY on December 02, 1940, to Walter and Beatrice Sussman. He graduated from high school in Rome, NY and received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology (formally University of Missouri-Rolla) in Rolla, MO.

Howard worked as an electrical engineer in the electronics industry for 55 years. He enjoyed his work, traveling and spending time with family. He was also actively involved in JEDEC, a worldwide electronics organization based in Washington, DC.

Howard is survived by his wife of 51 years, Joy (Goodin) Sussman of Acton, MA; two sons and their wives, David and Brenda Sussman of Denver, CO and Michael and Jennifer Sussman of Charlotte NC; three grandchildren, Danny, Kiley and Xander Sussman; and other family members and friends.

Howard is preceded in death by his parents, Walter & Beatrice Sussman and one brother, Alan Sussman.

Howard is the son-in-law of the late Melvin & Fannie Goodin of Vandalia, MO.

The family of Howard H. Sussman asks that there be no flowers sent to the graveside service. 

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Waters Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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