Howard “Howie” Nachbar


Nachbar, Howard “Howie”, 91, died Sunday, November 22, 2020 at RI Veterans Home. Born in Providence, a son of the late Nathan and Bessie (Arons) Nachbar, he lived in Bristol, previously a longtime resident of Cranston. Dear brother of Milton Nachbar and his wife, Rona, of North Providence, and the late Leon, Isadore and Robert Nachbar, Evelyn Rose and Sylvia Penn.

He was a graduate of Cranston High School.  Howie was a Korean Conflict Army veteran, serving in France and Germany.  He was a cartographer for Army Map and worked for the RI Department of Navy and RI Department of Administration.  Howie enjoyed bowling in his spare time.

Funeral services and Shiva will be private.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.


  1. Shelly Goldberg
    Nov 23, 2020

    Dear Rona and Milton,

    So sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Shelly Goldberg

    Nov 23, 2020

    Dear Milton & Rona,

    May wonderful memories of your beloved Howie bring you peace and comfort during these difficult days.
    May his memory be forever a blessing.

    Pam, Barry & Ben

  3. Robert oster
    Nov 24, 2020

    Sincere condolences

  4. Terry Murphy
    Nov 24, 2020

    Dear Milton and Rona,

    So sorry for the loss of your brother Howie. You are in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time.

    Terry and Jay Murphy

  5. Faye Goldman
    Nov 24, 2020

    Condolences to the family…

  6. Betty Weintraub
    Nov 24, 2020

    Dear Milton and Rona and family,

    So sorry to hear the sad news of Howard’s passing. We will always remember his caring nature. Although we don’t see each other very often, we have wonderful memories of the times together with family.

    With our deepest sympathy,

    Betty snd Alan, Claudia, Richard and Ruth Ann

  7. Rev Francis O'Hara
    Nov 25, 2020

    My sincere condolences. I have many good remembrances of the many families and friends of the old neighborhood. In fact a couple of weeks ago I drove through Baker Street. I join spiritually in your Shiva for Howie.

  8. Rick Anderson
    Nov 26, 2020

    Rest in Peace Howie. Your Cranston neighbor Rick.

  9. Steven Kahan
    Dec 1, 2020

    Sincerest condolences.

  10. Johnny Treanor
    Dec 15, 2020

    Dear mitty, you probably won’t remember me but Howie. And I worked together at Lang’s when it first opened. We had many good times together, that I will always remember. Please accept my condolences

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