Mary Jean "Jean" Howell, 83, Gallitzin, died Thursday. She was born in Portage, daughter of William and Leona (Madigan) Passick. Surviving are her husband, Roy P. Howell Sr.; five children: Mary Lou Offman, Elizabeth Ann Miller, Beverly Petyak, Francis and Roy P. Jr.; six grandchildren; and three siblings: William Passick Jr., Carol Halovich and Martin Passick. She was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Martin. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, at St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin.