Rochester NY. Passed peacefully on Tues. May 10, 2022 at age 87. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Virginia Rekers, his daughter Wendi Braun (Adam), his son Eric Rekers (Kathleen Moore) and 3 grandchildren Arik, Adeline and Nicholas.
Howie was born in Irondequoit and graduated from Irondequoit High School. He served honorably in the Navy and then received a degree from Alfred University. He started Boddery and Rekers Construction Company and built many buildings in the area over 45 years. Howie was a lifelong member of the Rochester Yacht Club and a passionate sailor. He was an avid gardener and sold vegetables from his garden in retirement.
A Celebration of Life will be planned this summer for family and friends.