On April 13, 2008, PETER HOWACHYN, beloved husband of Hope Brown Howachyn; devoted father of Michael Charles Howachyn and his wife Patricia Ann, and the late Elizabeth Hope Howachyn; loving grandfather of Michael Jr., Claire, and Conor Howachyn. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Rd. (beltway exit 26), on Thursday from 6:00-9:00 PM. A funeral mass will be celebrated at the Catholic Community of St. Francis Xavier, on Friday at 10:30 AM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Baltimore, 555 W. Towsontown Blvd., Towson, MD 21204.